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Started by carzilike, 06 October 2023, 07:17 PM
Quote from: daantjie on 06 October 2023, 09:02 PMHonestly looking at that horror show of a fuel delivery package I would personally replace everything back there. For sure that does not look like a OE Bosch pump.That filter looks ancient too, so might have a clogged filter/tank situation going on.
Quote from: daantjie on 07 October 2023, 01:19 PMI would replace all the hoses at the fuel delivery package. These are known trouble spots on these cars and those hoses will be brittle and leak over time, especially if they're original to the car.The accumulator I would leave if you don't have a hot start problem. That's a classic tell of a tits up accumulator. They are pricey unfortunately.The main feed line out of the tank screws into the in tank strainer. I would also replace the strainer while you're at it. They are cheap and readily available.I know folks don't like the shotgun approach to fixes but in my opinion when it comes to safety and fuel delivery I don't bugger around.
Quote from: rumb on 07 October 2023, 02:09 PM"My car's air filter is off to the left front headlight - so would I remove this whole airbox? "Why? Re: engine bayI see a couple of extra red wires - prob one goes to an aftermarket radio?The vac lines are out of placeThe ball chain for the cruise control looks strange.google" 280se engine" and look at images.http://img573.imageshack.us/img573/9153/mercedes280seyellow6.jpg
Quote from: johnnyw116 on 07 October 2023, 03:06 PMSeeing the pics i noticed that you have an D-Jetronic (so your car must be older as 1977) , and than you need another type fuelpump that gives an lower pressure ,and i also noticed they changed the original D-jetronic pump for an later model pump
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