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Old 07-08-2005, 10:50 AM
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Takeoffs (on inclines) = no power

Just got a 83 300sd, it runs great, no smoking, etc. On steep inclines it will barely takeoff. There is a big hill pulling out of my driveway and it pulls it about 5mph. When it gets to the top the car takes off strong. I have tried it when the motor is cold and hot. I dont believe the boost is low. On my Buick Grand National, when I have had a problem with low boost, it blows smoke badly out of the exhaust. The 300sd has a new injector pump. I was thinking that the people who installed it, didnt adjust everything right. I can push the pedal about an inch before it starts moving the actual rod going to the injector pump. I think it might need adjusting to get the slack out.

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Old 07-08-2005, 01:51 PM
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#1 adjust out that slack...

#2 make sure the kickdown switch works...

#3 adjust your ALDA a tiny bit.
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Old 07-27-2005, 01:09 PM
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Which way do I adjust the ALDL? and how much?

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Old 07-27-2005, 01:16 PM
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Which way do I adjust the ALDL? and how much?

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loosen the nut and turn counter clockwise, from the factory they are 2 1/2 turns in from all the way counter clockwise. turn it left maybe 1/2 a turn to 1 full turn

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