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1989 Mercedes Benz 300ce

Engine Performance problem
1989 Mercedes Benz 300ce 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 130 miles

When I start the car from cold.I have to warm it up by holding the gas pedal to higher rpm's for about 4 minutes or it runs really rough or dies, after it warms up it runs a little rough but it doesnt die,SOMETIMES after it warms up it runs as smooth as glass???


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Dennbud
October 13, 2010.



Generally it's a temperature sensor issue, Can be called ECT(engine coolant temp) or CTS(coolant temp sensor).

Merlin2021
Oct 13, 2010.