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Old 01-28-2001, 08:58 PM
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My 85 500sel euro is having problems like it is flooding when it starts and runs. Does my car have a carb or not one person says yes one says no. And if so should i rebuild it because it has never been done before. or what other things would make it look like the engine is flooding.
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Old 01-28-2001, 09:38 PM
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MB made no post war V8s with carburators. I would totally quit listening to the carb adviser. And I definitely wouldn't rebuild it.
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Old 01-28-2001, 10:24 PM
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Ok thanks thats what made me wonder well what would make it seem like it is flooding??
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Old 05-03-2002, 11:16 AM
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Me Too (1987 560 SEL) flooding

I also am having a flooding situation. Last I went to the car it had a puddle of fuel under it (mid engine compartment passenger side, puddle location). I looked for and could not find the source of fuel leak. It started ok after that, then this morning it will not start. Turns over fine, I can smell fuel. No puddle I can see. All fuses are ok. Does not seem to be a spark. I'll try again when I get home.

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Old 05-03-2002, 10:39 PM
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Fuel injectors were my prob.
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Old 05-03-2002, 11:06 PM
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I've heard of bad fuel distributers causing problems like that...

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