Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help




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

Reply
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 02-26-2002, 09:01 PM
slguy
Guest
 
Posts: n/a
'98 Sl500

I have a '98 SL500. At the end of my warranty period and after numerous times to the dealer for correction, I was told that what was happening with my car was "characteristic of the '98 119 motor with the ME fuel system. No correction at this time." Now I'm trying to give the benefit of the doubt to MB, but my car runs rough when cold and bogs down when coming to a stop. I don't feel that this is a "characteristic" as much as it is a problem . After talking to the MB Regional rep, I am now out in the cold as far as a solution, I don't know if I'll be notified in the future of an MB fix, and it seems like MB (through their rep) have kissed me off. Needless to say, I didn't expect this from a company like this.....any suggestions? Thanks
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 02-27-2002, 09:24 AM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 1999
Location: Tucker, Ga USA
Posts: 12,153
Not knowing what has been done already I doubt if THIS forum can help your problem! However the only items that control running conditions on these cars are air mass(sensor), engine temp, & the ME fuel computer. ALL of the M119 engined cars run well around here. Quality of fuel is important & in many areas the fuel quality is suspect because of emission LAWS.
Running poorly cold can be a result of oil viscosity that is too high, what weight oil is used by your service center?
__________________
MERCEDES Benz Master Guild Technician (6 TIMES)
ASE Master Technician
Mercedes Benz Star Technician (2 times)
44 years foreign automotive repair
27 Years M.B. Shop foreman (dealer)
MB technical information Specialist (15 years)
190E 2.3 16V ITS SCCA race car (sold)
1986 190E 2.3 16V 2.5 (sold)
Retired Moderator
Reply With Quote
Reply

Bookmarks

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 On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Head room in a 2004 SL500? Mercedes Guy SL Forum 2 03-19-2004 06:15 PM
SL500 soft top wrinkle removal KenSilver SL Forum 9 08-12-2003 01:04 AM
SL500 has better brakes than the SL55 Chicagoland Featured Cars 2 11-13-2002 10:30 PM
Sl500 R129 ??? psoin SL Forum 1 09-23-2002 11:28 PM
2003 SL500 Impressions... David C Klasse Off-Topic Discussion 7 08-07-2002 03:59 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 07:36 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, 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