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Old 11-26-2003, 07:26 PM
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300E misses and hestiates after a Car Wash!!!

Hello Board,

My 1987 300E has a weird problem. After a car wash, it misses at idle, and when I press the gas it hesitates badly. This problem will go on for about 30-45 minutes after the car has been washed. After that, I guess the water dries out. I suspect that some water is getting where it should not be going. When I wash my car I am careful to not even spray too much water on the hood,because this ALWAYS happens and somehow the car still misses and hesitates after a wash. Any suspected places that water could go and cause this to happen to my car???
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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