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Old 11-03-2003, 10:25 AM
sbourg sbourg is offline
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Re: 85' 190E high idle problem

Originally posted by rfremista

A couple of observations:
- there seems to a strong smell of gas inside the car
I would address this issue first. Sounds like a leaky fuel distributor or malfunctioning pressure regulator is causing a hyper-rich fuel misture, and the ECU is trying to compensate by kicking up air delivery at the idle control valve.

'91 MB 190E 2.3
'08 RAV4 Ltd 3.5
'83 Lazy Daze m'home 5.7
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