I have a 1994 c280 Mercedes Benz the problem I'm having is when I jump start the car it runs but when I put my foot on the gas for it to accelerate it shuts off. What is worng

Asked by Nov 07, 2014 at 08:43 PM about the 1994 Mercedes-Benz 280

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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Sound,s like,battery may be bad,or alternator may not be charging right,if both of these are good ,you may want to check the fuel pressure,may be bad fuel pump.

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if your jumping from another battery and it runs good that's because you have a full 12 volts. when removing the jumper you may have a low battery and a weak alternator with too low voltage to operate the pmc.

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