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My 300 E has been siting for several months. I fully charged the battery but the only way to crank it is the spray starter fluid in value body several times and adjust the throttle linkage to speed up the motor. After it warms up I can remove my feet off the accelerator and the car keeps ruuning. After several hours of sitting I have to repeat this all over to crank.

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Hi,
You have a problem in the cold start circuit which could be the cold start sensor or thermistor.
Have these checked for correct temperature operation.
Let me know if you need more help.
Thanks
Jason

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