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Old 08-15-2003, 10:58 PM
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300E idles at 500rpm!! IS IT NORMAL???

Hello Board,
My 300E has been doing this for a while. The idle speed is at a dismal 500RPM!!!!. I at first thought that it was normal, my car sounds quiet,but it feels very underpowered during acceleration. I have cleaned out the idle control valve. What could be causing this??

I have replaced:
Cap and rotor
Plugs and wires
Air filter
Cleaned idle control valve
All vacuum lines
Fuel filter
Injector seals

What could it be??

O2 sensor??
Fuel injectors??

1987 mercedes 300E
1995 e320 conversion(hated the 300e grill)
HID/Xenon (D2S)
Keyless Entry
Monochromatic Paint (Custom Blue)
Smoked Tails
Flat Badged (front)
Debadged (rear)
custom "carbon fiber" console
18 inch HP EVO rims
Sold! Now I drive a Monte Carlo SS

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