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1987 190E 2.6 turns off at stops

I recently bought a 1987 190E 2.6 for $1600. Everything runs well, but at stops, the oil pressure jumps up and down and the car sometimes turns off and I look like a dumbass. This is my first car. I really hope it's nothing serious. Can anyone help me out?

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Try doing a search in the w201 forum.
W201 190 Class - Benzworld.org - Mercedes-Benz Discussion Forum

So the car stalls?
This thread may help you. It basically goes through every culprit that could cause your car to stall.

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