Mercedes-Benz 300E Problem Report
Mercedes-Benz 300E Rough Running Engine Due to Misfire
A rough running motor or lack of power can be caused by a failed distributor cap or rotor, ignition wires (or their resistors), or valve cover gasket leaks. If the valve cover gasket leaks, oil can pool where the ignition wire resistor connects to the spark plug. The resistor can fail and the spark plug may not fire because of a short circuit through the oil.
rattle and run rough. hard to take off when first start to go.making noise when you press the acceleration.
please help. - Visitor
2 Water pump hoses replaced and the engine runs rough now. I don't think the tensioner belt was replaced. - Visitor
Engine misfired, mechanic said a tune up is needed. Just wondering whats the cost for the tune up? - Visitor
Carbon connection for the coil wire appeared o.k. but had no electrical continuity. Replacement of cap fixed problem. - Merk63
Problems with starting. Replaced distributor cap, rotor button, spark wires, spark plugs and cr...
Internal and External engine oil & coolant leaks can develop from the head gasket and/or ti...
have a oil leak somewhere in the rear of the motor just below the vavle cover
Any ideas?? Check engine light won't stay off. Have spent $3K to twice repair the emissions...