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2001 C180 W203

Discussion in 'Engine, Drivetrain, Fuel and Exhaust' started by gotang20, Mar 2, 2012.

  1. gotang20

    gotang20 New Registration

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    My 2001 C180 W203 dies down after 2-3 hour drives. It's as if there were no fuel or oxygen to feed the engine. Mechanics say it's dirty fuel or the gas pump, however, fixing it doesn't seem to help the case. It keeps happening.

    The car is usually used for short trips, but every year or so it is used to go farther and unpredictably turns off.

    Is it a common problem for this generation C180?
     
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    television Always remembered RIP

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    The crankshaft sensor could be the problem if it stop when hot
     
  3. Steve@Avantgarde

    Steve@Avantgarde Forum Supporter Authorised Forum Supporter

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    Unusual on a 203 with a 111 engine though Malcom, they dont normally suffer from them. More likely loom contamination from a leaking cam magnet failing a sensor somewhere along the line, possibly the crank sensor as you suggest.

    Op, Have you had a star diagnosis test done?

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