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Old 04-15-2001, 10:05 PM
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Alain V. Alain V. is offline
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The "red-sticky fluid" you cleaned off was probably fuel residue from the EHA having a small leak. This is a common problem.

The EHA controls your mixture-fuel pressure, for warm up/full throttle enrichment/ decelleration/ etc. It can be replaced by just unplugging the elec plug & the two screws that hold it to the fuel distributor.
Two things to make sure of:
1-bleed the fuel pressure before loosening the unit- or you risk getting sprayed with fuel. (I recommend-putting a shop towel on top of the unit so it will "catch" any sprayed fuel when you first break the screws loose.

2: make sure to use the new o-rings that come with the new EHA
independant MBZ tech since 1981
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