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Old 05-19-2009, 05:58 PM
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Keeps running even after pressing the stop lever

I have an '82 300SD that will not stop even after pushing the stop lever under the hood. I'm sorry if this has been posted before. I read the postings on here about the vacuum shut-off valve. My other 300SD has this problem, but pushing the stop lever stops it, so I don't think my '82 has a vacuum problem. Could the shut-off valve become so shot that after manually closing it, it still leaks? Could there be another part of the fuel system that could be the problem?
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:02 PM
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The length of the linkage probably has something to do with it... when it happened to me I popped the linkage off the stop lever and apparently it was able to go down more and shut it down.
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:06 PM
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I tried this, but the linkage did not move any further.
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:09 PM
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Pushing the stop lever did cause the car to have a slower idle, but not slow enough to stop it. After the car had been idling for a few hours, I was able to stop the car by pushing the stop lever.
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:24 PM
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If I take the shut-off valve out of the car, is there a way to check if it is working?
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Old 05-19-2009, 06:30 PM
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You can kill it by taking air away. Pop open the air cleaner, cover the inlet completely w/ your palm & press down.
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Old 05-19-2009, 07:29 PM
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I was worried about covering the air intake with my hand, I thought there might be enough suction to hurt me.
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