1988 MERCEDES 560 SL STALLS AND STARTS RIGHT UP ALMOST AS IF THE FUEL IS CHOKED. ENGINE AND IDLE IS SMOOTH?

  • Tiny
  • robchristopher
  • 1988 Mercedes Benz 500sl
  • 125 miles

Can happen at low accelleration, just cruising w/not much gas pedal pressure.

Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 6:26 PM

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  • robchristopher
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Added info: other times there might be a kick at high accellaration and then when you let off the gas while slowing it stalls. Again starts right back up and will continue to drive.

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 6:29 PM
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  • robchristopher
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Additional info: also the car has been serviced and maintained it's whole life. Very clean and normally performs optimally.

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Monday, October 3rd, 2011 AT 6:33 PM
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  • DrCranknWrench
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There are a few possibilities;

Here is a link that not only lists the possible causes but walks you through how to check on them and eliminate potential issues and help diagnsoe the problem,

Here is the link;

http://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-hesitates

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Tuesday, October 4th, 2011 AT 12:31 AM

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