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MERCEDES BENZ 560SL SMOKE PROBLEM

1987 Mercedes Benz 560sl

Engine Performance problem
1987 Mercedes Benz 560sl V8 Two Wheel Drive Automatic 168000 miles

on occasion my car has a white to light blue smoke that comes out when I take off from a stop. My last smog check showed high hydrocarbons and my car has idelled a little rough lately could it need a tune up or is the smoke something serious
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Konradbryant
August 17, 2010.




Hi there,

A tune is always a good idea, what oil are you using? For your car you can use a mineral oil, you can try a 20W-50 this may help the smoking issue.

Mark (mhpautos)
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Mhpautos
Aug 17, 2010.
All u have to do is use chevron with techron gasoline (regular is ok) and add techson fuel additive for a quick response, is what I did and in a matter of a few miles the hesitation was gone. Ram

Tiny
C.j.ramirez
Feb 12, 2012.

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