190e 2.3

Asked by May 15, 2016 at 08:45 AM about the 1991 Mercedes-Benz 190-Class 4 Dr 190E 2.3 Sedan

Question type: General

How can you tell if my 1991 190e 2.3 is an 8valve
or 16 valve

3 Answers

50,735

Either post a picture of your engine or post the VIN number. Should be able to tell from the VIN number. I could tell you which if I saw a photo of the engine.

50,735

Also the 8 valve is single overhead camshaft and the 16 valve is dual overhead camshaft. The 16 valve will have 2 roundish humps ( approximately 5 or 6 inches in diameter) at the from of the cam (valve) cover.

1,635

There were no 16valve 2.3 4 cylinders made in 1991. The Cosworth 2.3/2.5-16v was made for the US in1986/87 only.

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