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1992 Mercedes-Benz 400SE Question: Going up a hill with the accelerator to the floor my car struggles?



, Atlanta, GA, February 29, 2012, 19:05

After finally reaching level ground it then takes off. In August I had work done on the front end. This started occurring after that.

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    patrick mannion from Greg Solow's Engine Room, March 01, 2012, 00:52

    I doubt if it has anything to do with front end work but I would look for a restricted exhaust/blocked cat converter and look at fuel pressure and fuel pump volume.

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    , March 02, 2012, 13:28

    I was afraid that would be the answer. I have to reevaluate this. In 2011, I paid $1500 for the front end and $600 for a new radiator. The car has 256k miles and the expenses are more than the diminished value. Do you think it's worth repairing or would you give it up.
    Thanks again.

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