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My year 2000 mercedes benz C180 delays to start when the engine gets hot

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Depending on what you mean delays to start? if it is hesitant to turn over and has a lapse in time before the engine turns after the key is operated(meaning not turning over in that lapse of time, try cleaning the battery terminals and ensuring a good connection to battery and starter motor as well

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Hi. when an engine is not easily start when is hot,one of the most reasonable things is that the valves are not kept close enough to make the engine having the expected compression to have an easy start up. this happens either from the long miles engine oil change where the old and late changing oil builds up carbon inside the engine and also on the hydraulic lifters which are adjusting the valves opening and closing position. My mechanical advice is for first try to do an engine oil flush,by using (RESTORE ENGINE OIL FLUSH) just open the oil filler cap,pour into the engine old oil,start the engine and let it run for 40 minutes in every 10 minutes just give it an acceleration up to 2000 revolutions for a minute,let it back to idle and after 10 minutes do the same thing until comes to 40 minutes ending time. After that just switch the engine off,drain the old engine oil by opening the oil sump plug. Remove the old oil filter,clean the filter place use a new oil filter, sump plug on, put a new engine oil 5w30 fully synthetic oil, use also if you do have (RESTORE FRICTION REDUCER ) as an additive for the engine oil,start the engine and do the same thing every 3000 miles and not for long miles engine oil change. I strongly believe you will notice the difference. For any queries please do not hesitate to email me. Good luck.

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