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Old 09-25-2014, 02:21 PM
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88 560sel

When I come to a light and idling. My car dies and runs rough

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Old 09-25-2014, 02:22 PM
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my 88 560sel runs rough and dies when at a light
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Old 09-26-2014, 07:43 AM
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Could be many things.

Start by checking the fuel and electrical systems.

Fuel: Is there sufficient pressure and flow?

Electrical: When was the car last tuned up? Cap, rotor, wires, plugs....

I'd look at the electrics first. A poorly maintained system can cause your symptoms.

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Old 09-26-2014, 11:49 AM
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Originally Posted by JimFreeh View Post
I'd look at the electrics first.
So would I.

Good luck.


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