This video will be an excellent example of how to save big $$$ doing the work on your own car. If your gas engine is idling too fast in neutral it could be an expensive problem, but in many cases it is due to lack of maintenance over a long period of time. Kent shares three things you can do yourself that could solve the problem without spending any money at all. You will be amazed as Kent was to find out how easy and simple the repair was.
The video will show an example of fixing a fast idle on a 6 cylinder M103 engine with CIS fuel injection. The principles will apply to 4 cylinder, 6 cylinder and V8 engines with Bosch CIS produced from 1976 to 1993. Kent covers the following:
- What high idle speed sounds like
- Be careful about following all the advice on the forums
- Start with the simple things first
- Kent shows three things you can do yourself
- Things that do not require spending money
- Each procedure is shown in detail
- The “moral” of the story….:-)
PLEASE keep in mind that there is no guarantee these steps will fix your high idle speed problem. There is always the chance you will need to buy parts and sometimes they are expensive. The important thing is you at least what to try these three things first BEFORE you throw any money at the problem.
Total Run Time: 14:39
M102, M103, M104, R107, W116, W123, W201, W124, W126, R129, six cylinder engine,V8 engine, 450SL, 380SL, 560SL, 450SEL, 280E, 280CE, 190E, 300E, 260E, 300CE, 300TE, 300SE, 300SEL, 420SEL, 560SEL, 560SEC
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