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I started my 1992 Mercedes 300E 4 matic and it ran for about 5 minutes then shut off . Trying to restart and it won't and it acts like the timing is off. It is getting fuel and the fuel pump can be heard when turning the key. How do I check to se if the timing is right and maybe the timing chain has slipped?

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  • michael warren Oct 05, 2010

    There must be spark because it started and ran for 5 minutes before quitting. What would cause it to just stop?

  • michael warren Oct 05, 2010

    I need to check the timing and that is the question I asked. How do i check the timing ??Please give detailed steps so I can follow them. Thank you.

  • michael warren Oct 05, 2010

    I forgot to answer that it is a gas engine. Does this car have a distributor or is it electronic ignition?

  • michael warren Oct 06, 2010

    I have a1992 Mercedes 300E 4matic. I started it and it ran about 5 minutes then shut off and would not restart. I can hear the fuel pump running and I took the air cleaner off and put gas into the carburetor and it still would not stark and it seemed like the timing was off. How can do i check the timing for this engine? I havent checked to see if there is spark since the car is at another location but still when I go to work on it I would like to know hwo to check the timing and am wondering if it has a computerized ignition system of a distributor and how to check the timing to see if maybe the timing chain has slipped.

  • michael warren Oct 07, 2010

    i will take the plugs out and turn it over to see if there is spark as soon as i can and get back to you

  • michael warren Oct 07, 2010

    If there is spark how do you check the timing?? Which cylinder piston has to be coming up towards Top dead center and is there a plug to remove to see the timing marks or is there marks on the flywheel or ??? I am trying to see if the timing chain has slipped.

  • michael warren Oct 09, 2010

    Thank you for the video link. Which cylinder is #1?

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The ignition timing for your 1992 Mercedes Benz 300E is set between 7-11 Degrees (for the 2.6L engine) and 6-11 degrees (for the 3.0L engine) Both are non-adjustable. The first thiing to look at is your spark plug wires and spark plugs. Next, replace the Oxygen sensor. Click on the link below to view and confirm the timing information:

http://www.autozone.com/autozone/repairinfo/specifications/specificationsMain.jsp?childCatName=Ignition+Timing&childCatId=26200243&categoryNValue=26299999&categoryNameForTitle=Ignition+(Tune+Up)&categoryName=IGNITION+(TUNE+UP)&childCategoryNameForTitle=Ignition+Timing#

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Is it a diesel car? If not then please check the spark on the spark plugs. May be there is no spark.

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