• Tiny
  • davidneep
  • 1990 Mercedes Benz 300sl
  • 2WD
  • automatic
  • 52,000 miles

I have a Mercedes 300sl-24valve, it starts fine when cold until it gets hot and then the engine starts missing and will then cut out and will not restart. If I leave it for a couple hours to cool down it will start straight away until it gets hot again and then the same problem. A mechanic says it could be the fuel pump as it has a slight leak he says. What do you think?

Sunday, January 9th, 2011 AT 2:19 PM

1 Answer

  • Tiny
  • 300SLuser
  • Member

Aloha, your mechanic is probably right and the leak has to addressed. Have you replaced the fuel filter? It actually sound like a classic ff problem. Regards.

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Friday, February 18th, 2011 AT 7:09 PM

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