300SE poor hot starts

The 300SE has been suffering from poor hot starts. It required a lot of cranking before it fired. On a K-Jet car, this is normally caused by a faulty fuel accumulator. From what I understand it’s the job of the accumulator to hold fuel pressure after the car is switched off. I also planned to change the fuel filter as I didn’t know when it was last changed.

I also had the small in-line filter that fits in before the fuel distributor. It will have to wait as I didn’t have time to change it this time.

Obviously when […]