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-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 04-28-2003, 02:29 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2003
Location: NE Ohio
Posts: 5
Smile '90 300e starting issues

I'm new to the ShopForum and also the proud 2nd owner of a '90 300e. The car has only about 75K miles and it's only problems are that the A/C doesn't work and it doesn't start right up. The A/C I will deal with later. But it almost acts like carburated engine when starting. If i just turn the key it starts and then dies. If I pump the pedal and start it, it starts up and I then give a bit more gas to get it idling smoothly. It idles and runs perfect, but does have a bit of a sluggishness when pressing the gas while driving. It does take off when floored though. Any clues would be appreciated. Also, is there an aftermarket repair manual for the 300e? Thanks.

Reply With Quote
Old 04-28-2003, 02:39 PM
Posts: n/a
there are many posts on this subject, eps. on the 300E's, one being my own. Do a search, u'll come up with a list. Heres some for starters, Dirty/clogged injectors, bad OVP Relay <~~ Check this if it's happening a lot in the warm weather. it's right behind the battery aka overload relay. Get the pic from Fastlane if you don't know what it looks like.
Good Luck

Reply With Quote


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 05:59 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page