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Old 02-29-2004, 11:12 AM
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Spring Broke On Engine (See Pic)

Hey everyone i broke this spring some how when i was doign the head gasket on my car, it was corroded so it was probably weak from that,,, i show where it attaches to in the picture, could someone tell me what its purpose is and what the part number is so i can replace it,,,,, its between the fuel distributor and the throttle linkage...

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Old 02-29-2004, 12:06 PM
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Year and model please.
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Old 02-29-2004, 12:09 PM
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it is a 1991 300E (w124) with the 3.0
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Old 03-01-2004, 09:59 AM
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Does anyone have the part number for this spring?? i need to have it replaced ASAp
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Old 03-01-2004, 01:28 PM
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The same spring broke on my 201. (Sorry, don't have the part #)

Mine broke right at the point where the spring "hooks" through the hole. I was able to heat the end with a propane torch, and re-bend a new hook into it. Then I grease the contact point, and put it back together. It's been fine for over a year.

If you need a new one, I would e-mail that photo to Phil at PartsShop (click on the tab at the top of this page). I'm sure he can help you out.

Good luck.

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