Question about 1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class
I have a C200 W202 1999. It was running fine, I started it the other day and the accelerator does not work! It just runs smoothly in idling speed but pressing the accelerator takes the rev up by 2 or 3 and thats it. Bascally I cannot drive it more than 10mph!
Can anyone please advise.
Try this. Turn the ignition to position 2 and leave it about two minutes(you should hear components moving/making noise under the hood). This should relearn the throttle stop(sounds like your vehicle lost synchronization). After that period of time, start the car and see if it helps. If not, then it will probably have to go to the dealer so they can use the computer to try and relearn it.
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