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Hi, this is a common symptom of a clogged fuel filter that is straining the fuel pump itself.

When you accelerate, this initiates a rapid fuel flow through the lines. if the filter cant pass the proper amount, its will stall or hesitate the engine and cause sputtering or loss of power. due to this clogged filter, the pump cant keep up with your acceleration demands at this time. the reason for the power pick up upon De acceleration, is because the lower amount of fuel is able to pass through quite easily but, as soon as you demand more power, the clog will obstruct the more intense flow of fuel to the injectors.

Simply replacing the fuel filter and pump will fix this issue.

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1998... | Answered on Jan 05, 2019


I had the same problem with 1999 E300 TD 6-cylinder in-line engine.
The problem was the o-ring on the pre-filter. Make sure all o-rings are tight and try putting small amount of silicone grease when installing them.

1998... | Answered on Nov 09, 2018


Take a look at AllData they have some good info.

1998... | Answered on Oct 09, 2018


dirty fuel filter or flooding

1998... | Answered on Jan 02, 2018


Most likely you have a leak in the system. Start at the pump, removing lines to see where you have vacuum and where you don't.

1998... | Answered on Nov 17, 2017


No such thing as a universal key. I would remove the rear seat and crawl through to release the trunk latch.

1998... | Answered on May 01, 2017


this could be one of many problems or even a combination, most common are: clogged air filter, clogged catalytic converter, malfunctioning ECM, faulty mass airflow sensor, plugs/wires. take the vehicle in to have it diagnosed professionally. hope this helps.

1998... | Answered on Sep 21, 2016


then the wiper arm transmission is what is damaged not the motor
not lubricated properly is a main cause
if the spindles wont tighten up it is worn out

this wiper assembly should be replaced as a new unit
..used parts are not as reliable

start watching @5:30 then again @ 7:10
under the turtle cover might be the problem


how to remove Mercedes w202 windshield wiper motor assembly and lube

1998... | Answered on Aug 06, 2016


most factory oil coolers are built into the radiator .doubtful it is that tho , more likely it is a partially blown head gasket .

1998... | Answered on Jun 09, 2016


Hi Nancy, the wrench symbol is a "Fault Problem". I would take your car in to your dealer to be checked.
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1998... | Answered on Feb 04, 2016


Move the steering slightly from left to right while turning the key

1998... | Answered on Sep 14, 2015


is it far out mine wont pass its emission test first time the engine need to be red hot then it passes ok try changing the air filter or just for its m.o.t take the filter out as this will let more air into the engine as far as i know there is no way of adjusting the emissions the ecu does this

1998... | Answered on May 14, 2015


Run 12 volts to it from anywhere else until you can sort it... As long as it's not running when ignition is off, it won't hurt to have it constantly running while you sort the problem out. That is, you can use the machine until you have the time.

1998... | Answered on Apr 06, 2015


turn signal relay is bad,it is in fuce box , it is a big round fuse

1998... | Answered on Mar 10, 2015

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