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Old 10-08-2003, 04:00 PM
Mercaholic Mercaholic is offline
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Join Date: Oct 2003
Location: Milton Keynes, ENGLAND
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Unhappy UPDATE

O.K. guys - some of the problems listed were not to do with the spring, but to do with the Merc being parked up with the head off for 4 months. The E<>S switch on the Auto transmission console must have got dirt on the contacts as did the 'kick-down' - so I now have full operation of both standard mode and economy mode with operational kick-down.

However, cold - start is still not operating and I have the 'no throttle' effect at half-throttle or levelling off once speed is reached - I assume this must be due to this spring.

I am waiting for the Techie to bring round the spring and I will upload a picture of it (alongside a ruler for size etc.)

Thanks for looking and commenting, any help is greatly appreciated.
1987 230TE (W124/M102) RH Drive 4-speed auto, 7 seater.
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