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1977 Mercedes-Benz 240D cranking, but not starting
Hi there. Either one or multiple glow plugs maybe malfunctioning. Also there maybe a fuel delivery probably as well. If there is not enough fuel ores in your system, then your vehicle will not start. This diagnoses needs to be...
Doesn't start when warm - 1974 Mercedes Benz 240D
Hello. It sounds like the injectors and the glow plugs need to be replaced. The cold start valve could have a problem as well. This valve could be kicking in when it shouldn’t (when it’s warm) and this may result...
Revs up and out of control
Hello. The throttle cable could be sticking causing the RPMs to increase excessively if the throttle cable is holding the throttle open when it shouldn’t be. There also could be a bad throttle position sensor or idle control unit. These...
Transmission fluid leak dipstick - 1981 Mercedes Benz 240D
Hello. It sounds like the transmission may be overfilled and the fluid is being pushed up through the dipstick tube. There may also be a problem with the torque converter leaking or some of the internal parts of the transmission...
Oil Pressure hot engine - 1979 Mercedes-Benz 240D
Hello. Engine timing and the oil pump work hand in hand. If the timing of the engine is off, then the oil pump won’t work as it should and this will cause low oil pressure. The first thing to do...
Not turning over spinning - 1980 Mercedes-Benz 240D
Hello. It sounds like your starter is going bad and needs to be replaced. The starter solenoid is made onto the starter and is most likely causing the problem you are having. At some point the starter is going to...

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