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 12-03-2002, 05:43 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: seattle, Washington
Posts: 49
1990 300te fault code

Please Help,
My check engine like came on. I checked the codes and got the light to flash 18 times. I then reset it, drove the car around and the light has not come back on. What code was it? should I be worried? Will it come back on at random times? What should I do to fix the problem? Thanks in advance,

Chris
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 12-03-2002, 06:30 PM
Aaron's Avatar
Moderator
 
Join Date: Aug 1999
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Posts: 1,935
Idle air valve?

As far as I remember. It's been quite a while..
__________________
Regards,
Aaron
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 12-03-2002, 06:31 PM
Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 1999
Location: Tucker, Ga USA
Posts: 12,153
Code 18 is related to current flow from the CIS-E computer to the idle valve.
__________________
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
  #4  
Old 12-03-2002, 06:47 PM
Registered User
 
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: seattle, Washington
Posts: 49
Thank you for the replies, what would cause this code? and what should I do about it? Is it something that has to be done at a shop, or is it feasable to take care of it at home? Thanks

Chris
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




All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:30 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