Close
Car Questions
RepairPal is your advocate for car care advice and guidance

Engine Skipping

(1992 Mercedes-Benz 500E)
in Rocky Mount, NC on June 14, 2010
My 500 E misses severely to the point that it is now hard to get going when it is not driven for a few days. Initially, it runs OK, but if parked and then restarted, it misses severely. If I drive it daily, it runs smoothly. I have had the plug wires and plugs changed. It acts like it is not getting air or ? fuel. ? computer problem?

Thanks
Displaying 1 answers & 0 comments
Popular Answer
on June 15, 2010
Do you have electronic fuel injection? Or are the injectors mechanical? If they're mechanical, check for vacuum leaks. A vacuum leak will cause all sorts of issues. Sounds like a possible fuel supply issue too, so you may want to find a good Mercedes tech and have them look it over.
RepairPal estimates are guaranteed at over 2,000 quality certified locations nationwide. Learn more

Similar Questions

View answers to similar questions from RepairPal's community of auto experts and enthusiasts.
the car idles fine in park, when put in drive it skips, have changed spark plugs, new disturber cap and rotor, new sp...
ok So I have 2011 Kia soul the car was turning on with no issues but the battery had low juice so... I charged the ba...
Didn't find what you were looking for?