1988 MERCEDES BENZ 300E WARMS UP, STAHLS AT IDLE, HARD TO R

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  • eedog300e
  • 1988 Mercedes Benz 300e

Engine Performance problem
1988 Mercedes Benz 300e 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 147k miles

1988 Mercedes Benz 300E
3.0L Gasoline F.I. 145kMiles
Engine starts perfect, drives perfect.
After 5 minutes, engine begins to “sputter" at idle speed only.
Eventually engine will stall and become nearly impossible to restart.
Use of accelerator pedal will maintain higher RPMs to keep engine running.
After approximately ½ hour of downtime, engine will restart and the cycle begins again.

No components have been replaced for this issue. Just plenty of reseating. Considering Coolant Temp. Sensor replacement

How say ye?

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Thursday, April 8th, 2010 AT 12:12 PM

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I have the exact same problem. Have you found a solution. Could you please share the findings.
Thx

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Monday, September 27th, 2010 AT 1:32 PM

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