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Intermittant idiling/poor acceleration at rest

Hello FY...this problem doesn't happen too often, just sometimes, after the car is warmed-up.
-No problem starting-up at all!
-At a stop sign, idlling, the RPM's fluctuate, 200-300 RPMs. Then, when it's time to move forward, it feels as if the car wants to stall!
-No problems while the car is travelling.
Please advise, thank you, Ed.

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  • enonaka May 13, 2009

    Thank you, lastech...frankly, I really have no automotive experience. Was going to take it to my trusted MB service tech.
    Needed to know what this service would cost? Would this problem appear on the techs computer?
    Thanks again, E

  • Anonymous May 14, 2009

    Hi again lastech...Thanks for all your advise.
    My MB has nearly 300K miles on it, and with a few exceptions, its been faultless. I had this problem before when it had maybe 100K miles on it. I don't recall what my MB AD did to rectify the problem.
    These are the MAJOR services performed to date:
    *new radiator
    *new water pump
    *new fuel pump
    *new rotors & brakes(once only)
    *new HV/AC fan
    What do you think, regarding the services performed vs. mileage on car? Your feedback is welcomed, thank you, Ed.



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Hello,good day,seems you have problem in your idling actuator,try to remove and clean ,also check the movement of flap,be sure your fuel filter is clean,your electrical connection on engine side is good contact,also try to check your manifold gasket,hoses,clamp for air leak,ty

Posted on May 13, 2009

  • manuel domingo
    manuel domingo May 14, 2009

    hello.thanks to your comments,maybe it"s appear in memory in fault code menu, maybe resetting of idling actuator is needed, no idea for costing,thanks again,



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