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Old 11-01-2003, 10:54 PM
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Quick Idle control Valve Question...

Can a bad Idle Control Valve make the car hesitate?

My 1987 300E has new injectors and tons of othe parts. I wanted to know if a bad ICV can make the car hesitate when coming from a full stop. My car has a slight hesitation that is not existent after 1500rpm. I wanted to know if the ICV could be a culprit?

I have cleaned it many times, but the hesitation is still there.
Plugs and wires are new.
The car hesitates coming from a stop, but the idle is at a steady 500rpm.

Anyone have a clue to what it could be?
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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