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Old 06-08-2003, 10:37 PM
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Engine died on Trip to Miami

The engine on my 1987 300E died 3 times on a round trip from Maryland to Miami. When I arrived in Miami I got a rough idle, then while driving down a street the engine suddenly died. But it started up again after I coasted to a stop. This happened twice again after cruising along the interstate. My guess is that the car has never had a new fuel filter since it was new. Could the filter or accumulator be the problem?

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PS It seems to act up in hot climates... sometimes it does not want to restart once the engine gets warmed up. I will have to wait maybe 15 minutes before the engine will start again.
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Old 06-08-2003, 10:47 PM
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For what it's worth, you may want to check for spark, as soon as the engine quits.
" Hot " problems can often be traced back to electrics/electronics.
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