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1999 Mercedes C200 delayed accelaration, less power and loud eng

I bought a used C200. The body, suspension and general condition of the car is pretty decent. The only problem is ever since I got it it has had a delayed accelaration-ie when I press the throttle there is a delayed response. The engine is also rather loud - almost like a diesel car and lacks power. I previously drove a 1,600 cc Toyota and compared to the Toyota- the Mercedes is a total dissapointment. My local Mercedes dealer mentioned something about a vacum system- but they could not figure out how to resolve the problem. Is this the way all C200's are or there an actual problem with the car?

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Hello,delayed acceleration,maybe coming from your transmission if you have auto. trans, you can try with other dealer maybe they have a trans. gauge to read the pressure of your trans,adjust if nec.better to have a record on maintenance,oil,fuel filter,trans.filter and brake fluid change if necessary or your control cable from engine to trans.maybe need to adjust,ty

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