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Old 08-09-2001, 03:26 PM
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Idle adjustment

Good morning,

I have a 1980 300SD. Sometimes, mostly at a stop light, it seems that the car vibrates excessively. If I depress the accelerator just a little bit, the idle rises, and the vibration disappears. Would it be all right to raise the idle adjustment? And if so, how do I do it on my engine?

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Ray
1980 300SD 193,000 miles
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Old 08-09-2001, 05:05 PM
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I am not sure if the older model car uses the same motor mount design as the new car. If they are, then the vibration may be from the motor mount.

jack
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Old 08-09-2001, 06:49 PM
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Thanks Jack,

You're right, bad motor mounts can produce excessive vibration, but I've checked mine and they're still thick and in great condition.
Appreciate your help.

Thanks,
Ray
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