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1991 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL Question: My car will start but dies when I put it in drive and press on gas.

 

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taurussho911, Astor, FL, November 19, 2012, 08:36
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Will also run at higher rpm if air filter cover is taken off.

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    your.mechanic November 19, 2012, 08:44
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    possibly broken air intake tube

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    taurussho911, November 19, 2012, 11:39
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    Is there just one on the car I should look for? Where is it located and go to and from? I guess that would be the one that goes to the breather?

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    Greg's Orange Auto (12947 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386
    globalhelper November 19, 2012, 12:54
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    have codes scanned by you mech it could be a mass air flow or other sensor related to air fuel mixture

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