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1990 Mercedes-Benz 300D Question: 1984 MB 300D - Pre-ignition rely/coil some time fails to activate

 

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Visitor, Gibbsboro, NJ, December 10, 2010, 10:40

The pre-ignition rely/coil that sends the spark to the glow plugs fail to activate some times but it is totally random. Is there some way to activate it manually and/or reset it so it will work normally? Seem that if you can get the car started [in warm weather] then the rely starts working again by itself. But car won't start in cold weather without it!!! Help Please email address davidjsloan2@yahoo.com

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    Visitor, February 03, 2011, 17:52

    Maybe loose fuse for that circuit. Open fuse box and clean and wiggle fuse and it's connectors. also check for loose wires and or connectors in that circuit.

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