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My 1989 Mercedes 560 sel, will start and idle fine until it warms up, then it stalls and will not restart until cool. If I rev it up to 3000 rpm it will run just fine. Could it be the fuel accumulator? Doesn't it apply back pressure to the fuel line? The heat of the engine causes it to expand and cut-off fuel?

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Gas or diesel..

Posted on Dec 24, 2013

Testimonial: "It gas Jerome. It will idle fine for 10 min. then stall and not restart, or if I rev it up to 3000 rpm it will stay running strong, until I bring her back to idle, then it stalls again and not restart util it cools off. I have noticed a barely audible tappet noise, but very light. Thanks man, and Merry Christmas"

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SOURCE: 1989 mercedes 560 sel, w126

catalytic converter is clogged basically its stopping up your exhaust. Over time the pressure will slowly vent out, allowing your car to start, only to build up the backpressure again, stalling engine.

Posted on Dec 10, 2013

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