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Old 04-11-2005, 12:29 PM
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Where is the idle control on a '79 450SL

Mine is running way high (1200 rpm when standing)

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Old 04-11-2005, 01:05 PM
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idle adjustment screw on 450sl

On my 77 450sl the idle screw is in the front on top of the engine is plastic and has a screw slot for adjustment. color is white. I dont think much changed in 79. is shown in detail in Haines and other manuals. Abe G PS libraryhas same.

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