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On a couple of occasions now, my E280 petrol car, has stalled when idling. When stationary, and car out of drive, if I rev to about 4000 the engine shudders and does not want to exceed those revs. any ideas please anyone?

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  • Rageon Aug 08, 2008

    Thanks j55guy. I will try that, and a new air filter too!
    Regards, Ray.


  • jarros Oct 29, 2008

    My car don't ,it just turns and sounds like it want to start and loose power even when i press the asselerator

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