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Old 08-13-2003, 04:44 PM
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Talking vaccume problem solve must read

ok the problem was in the winter everytime i had the heat coming from vents and i'll start climbing a hill the heat then would start coming from the defroster vent. along with a little engine roughtness and a little fuel comsumption.well there is a black plastic vaccume tubing that goes from driver side vaccume source by the fuse box it is T in with an other vaccume hose then it goes all the way to the passenger side thru the fender well into a black vaccume reserve ball actually it has 2 hoses well where the black plastic hose went it was crack and that cause my vaccume
leak and throwing my fuel mixture out of wack to get to it
you have to remove the plastic strip underneath the fender
hope this helps enjoy
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Old 08-13-2003, 05:04 PM
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What model and year?

'86 300E
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Old 08-13-2003, 05:10 PM
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Do you have to remove the fender to fix this leak???
1987 mercedes 300E
1995 e320 conversion(hated the 300e grill)
HID/Xenon (D2S)
Keyless Entry
Monochromatic Paint (Custom Blue)
Smoked Tails
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custom "carbon fiber" console
18 inch HP EVO rims
Sold! Now I drive a Monte Carlo SS
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Old 08-13-2003, 05:55 PM
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mine is 92 190e 2.6 but it would apply to all 190s
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