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Car not going even with gas pedal all the way down
If by "won't go" you mean the car doesn't have any acceleration, then the vehicle could be misfiring to a point of failure. If multiple cylinders are misfiring all at the same motor won't expel enough power to efficiently move...
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Fuel gauge broken.
Your fuel gauge not working could be due to a problem with the sending unit, wiring or the gauge itself. A trained professional, such as the ones YourMechanic, will be able to diagnose and repair your fuel gauge.
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Car hard to start and hesitates
Thanks for asking. With all of the work that has been done to the vehicle, I would recommend having a mechanic, such as one of our YourMechanic experts, inspect your starting issue. Your symptoms sound like an air/fuel metering concern...
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what is the easiest way to replace the upper radiator hose?
Hey there, thanks for writing in about your 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300E. You should not have to remove any engine components to replace the upper radiator hose. The only thing that you will need to do is drain the coolant. If...
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How do I find out why my car has a huge flat spot
This could be a variety of things related to air and fuel delivery to the engine. There are a few things that are common to go bad and cause these types of problems. If the mass airflow sensor which regulates...
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The engine makes a sound when you accelerate it
There are many things that can cause increased engine noise on acceleration. The crankshaft is at the bottom of the motor and if it were having problems, it would make noise all of the time, not just on acceleration. A...
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Car electrical issues
The dash light may need to be replaced again. The light would need to be checked for a bad socket. The sunroof will need tested to see if the track is binding. The issue with your radio only working if...
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Takes three tries for engine to start and sluggish acceleration - 1990 Mercedes Benz 300CE
You will need to verify the fuel injection pressure regulator is not leaking down or the fuel pumps do not provide enough fuel pressure and volume through the fuel filter. The hard start may be no pressure at fuel injectors...
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Driver's side windows do not properly function
If removing the driver door window switch (or the driver-side console switch), and applying direct power to the harness yields successful operation of the window, the problem is the switch that was removed for the test. This can be confirmed...
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The air conditioning, heater, and defroster are not working.
The symptoms you are experiencing can be caused by a few different things. If you are hearing a gurgling noise and your heater is not providing heat, then I would check the engine's coolant. If the coolant is low, it...
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I put in regular unleadead by mistake my car takes premium
Your vehicle will start and run well on both regular and premium fuel unleaded. Premium fuel is stated as "required" by Mercedes Benz simply because premium will maximize the performance, fuel economy, and possibly service life of the engine. But,...
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trunk stays locked when opening up doors and trunk 1989 Mercedes 260E
Hi there - you have either a fault with the trunk lock actuator, or the vacuum line going to that actuator. MB uses vacuum actuators for door locks and other functions with your model year, and the vacuum line are...
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What would make my 1989 mercedes 260E creek while driving and steering
Hi there. Older vehicles tend to creek and make this type of sound due to multiple issues. In most cases, it's due to steering stabilizer bushings, strut mounts and other steering system components that are simply aged, or not properly...
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Car starts and runs but dies after 4-10 minutes, will not restart...leave overnight, same all over again.
Your car uses the old Bosch KE injection system. It is a mechanical, electronic combination system that has the unique ability to run (though not very well) with the electronics not working at all, You might find that the section...

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