Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog Tech Info Tech Forums
  Search our site:    
 Cart  | Project List | Order Status | Help    

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 05-19-2001, 11:24 AM
C. Mariscal
Posts: n/a
My 75 450SLC runs slow. Will not top speed of 25MPH for the first 20 minutes after starting. What could be wrong? Also lousy gas mileage 5 miles per gallon. Had tune up, didn't help.

Thank you

Reply With Quote
Old 05-19-2001, 11:35 PM
Posts: n/a

Haven't seen one of those for a while.
First, I assume the plugs and points and timing are ok.

1. there is a vacuum controlled mixture unit, or maybe a tear in the hose going to it. It usually mounts on the fender with about a 3/4 inch hose going to it.
2. another common problem is oil on the trigger points in the bottom of the distributer (not to be confused with the ignition points)

Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
E300 hesitation resolved; runs better w/o ECU control rvenerac Tech Help 5 01-22-2004 11:51 AM
98 C230 runs fine, but have P0170 CEL code. Why bother? White951 Tech Help 3 12-30-2003 09:37 AM
450SLC after years in the garage runs roughly Djenka SL Forum 4 10-31-2003 12:01 PM
450SLC after years in the garage runs roughly Djenka Tech Help 1 10-12-2003 12:16 AM
1975 450slc for sale Fossil Mercedes Used Parts For Sale & Wanted 0 09-05-2000 06:50 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 05:44 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2011 Pelican Parts - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page