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Old 02-09-2014, 12:16 AM
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Idling problems/loss of power

96 E320.....Car idles high and low upon starting.....When stop at light takes a short time to build power for acceleration and sounds as if its backfiring... Then takes off. Any help would be beneificial....Thanks
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Old 02-09-2014, 03:55 AM
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fouled spark plugs, possibly leaking valve seals or ruptured transmission vacuum modulator diaphragm.
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Old 02-09-2014, 09:52 AM
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i have similar problem mine you can't push the gas pedal to hard,im replacing cranksensor,and cam sensor,as they can mess with the engines timing
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Old 02-21-2014, 06:02 PM
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I recently ran into a problem like this (I have a post on it as well). Long story short, I'm 99% sure it was bad Premium gas (also added some injector cleaner).
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