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My 1988 300 E stops running after 10 min and will not start for 30 min. when cranking the motor to start it sounds like the timing is off

The car starts after about 20 to 30 min and runs great for the rest of the day `

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It can be the issue with weak battery or faulty battery or if battery is ok,then its faulty starter causing the issue.

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SOURCE: 1986 300 e gas -

more then likely it is the timing chain going its probably stretched out and needs replaced

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Changed the crank sensor. Thanks for the help I didn't get.

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SOURCE: car stalls after sitting a day or two

hello,good day,maybe your fuel pump or fuel pump relay is not working properly,,also fuel filter and fuel nozzle should be check (fuel side) in electrical you have transistor box,spare plug.distributor cap ,rotor also tobe check,ty

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SOURCE: Runs for 20 minutes, gets hot and shuts down. Still has spark

I had the same problem, took to a benz dealer, it was the fuel pump relay, cost for repair $200.

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