Won't Start

mrskip
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Asked by mrskip Oct 31, 2009 at 04:38 PM about the 1989 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have spark, fuel, cranks good but won't fire. I checked injector spray pattern good. Good spark. Like a choked carb, could I be getting too much fuel?
When I first checked plugs they were wet. Prior to all this the engine would start after about ten seconds and run very rough until warm. Now nothing. Thanks for any help.

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Larry Quigley
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Wet plugs indicate flooding. Check the timing and make sure you have the correct plug gaps. Make sure your carb float is set right and your choke is working.

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