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Old 06-22-2003, 07:33 PM
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1986 300e mercedes. car stalls when driving

i have a 1986 300e and when i drive, sometimes all of a sudden it is like my car is not getting any gas ,and then the car stalls.and also if i just keep the the car in pake or in any gear after a few minutes it does the same thing and just stalls. what is causing that?

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Old 06-22-2003, 08:21 PM
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Could be a faulty fuel pump relay - in the vicinity of the battery. I have more or less the same engine as you, but my fuel & a/c controls are laid out differently than yours. Check the archives. There's been alot of talk about this part.
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Old 06-23-2003, 06:55 AM
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How long since you last replaced the fuel filter?

Mine had the same symptoms as yours. First i checked out the entire ignition system (since it felt like it lost the ignition), but it turned out to be the fuel filter.

It's a 10 min. DIY job.

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