Fuel Problem with my 1987 Mercedes 560SEC

Asked by Apr 18, 2016 at 01:14 AM about the 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560-Class 560SEC Coupe

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

will start a little rough sometimes but after driving a mile starts to loose speed and drop RPM, Vacuum starts to red line gas gauge starts moving erratically, starts loosing speed/power (specially in a grade) until it chokes to a stop after a couple a minutes (5-10) I restart and the cycle repeats!!  I have changed fuel filter and both fuel pumps.

1 Answer

24,025

ok- you have a car that is 1) almost 30 years old- 2) a very expensive car when it was new, capable of 150 mph and engineered in a complex way- 3) a Mercedes that needs an experienced MB mechanic to keep it running right- SO, my guess is that it needs a major service, performed by a certified MB mechanic- sorry I can't help you beyond that- but you want to be livin' large without paying for it- good luck

Your Answer

Mercedes-Benz 560-Class Experts

  • #1
    Sailor
    Reputation
    210
  • #2
    Mick Stewart
    Reputation
    150
  • #3
    Never4sale
    Reputation
    130
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
71 Great Deals out of 3,554 listings starting at $4,000
Used Mercedes-Benz 300-Class
154 listings starting at $2,995
Used Porsche 911
123 Great Deals out of 5,150 listings starting at $10,947
Used BMW 7 Series
131 Great Deals out of 5,147 listings starting at $1,750
Used Land Rover Range Rover
66 Great Deals out of 4,297 listings starting at $3,500

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.