A 170 woes

Discussion in 'Engine' started by denbo, Jul 13, 2017.

  1. denbo

    denbo New Member

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    have searched high and low for last 5 weeks to try and sort non run dilema out ,
    had air bubbles in pipes so changed seals ,,,to no avail,, so changed all the pipes new from merc ,,, still not start and run ,,,so changed high pressure pump ,,still not go ,,it wont start without a good squirt of brake cleaner in the intake and will sit and run all day on tick over but cuts out soon as any loads put on in gear no fault codes registering on magic computer box nephew has ,,so any ideas apart from chucking a match on it :D
     
  2. grober

    grober MB Club Veteran

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    Sounds as if you are not getting enough fuel. There's an in tank electric fuel " primer" pump as well as the high pressure pump perhaps the fault lies there?
    try lofty's site
    http://www.aclassinfo.co.uk/mypage.12.htm
     
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  3. LvR

    LvR Member

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    So what - you still have air in the pipes?
     
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    denbo

    denbo New Member

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    no got rid of the air ,,is there a pump in tank ? didnt think there was
     
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    denbo

    denbo New Member

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    tried swapping relays still no
    good
     
  6. LvR

    LvR Member

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    STAR?

    This thing needs to get on a STAR and you will know all its miseries
     
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    denbo

    denbo New Member

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    no a snap on solus pro
     
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