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Old 02-12-2000, 02:05 PM
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Here's what I've noticed: When the engine is freshly started the idling goes up and down. *Take note it's not rough. A better way to describe it is that it like REVS up every 5 secs or so. It can be simulated in a tuned engine when you "press & let go" on the accelerator every 5 secs.

Someone told me it could be vacuum related. Does vacuum have something to do with the 300D's engine?

Thank you again!

85 300D 55K
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Old 02-14-2000, 07:41 AM
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Diesel engines are not throttled, thus they do not make vacuam. The problem you describe is called "hunting", and is probably related to the govenor. This should be a minor adjustment for a Benz diesel technician.

Larry Bible
'84 Euro 240D, 516K miles
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