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choke/thermostat 62 mercedes 220 se

my mechanic at Burback Motors (Portland) told me I needed a new choke/thermostat for my 62 220 SE but they don't make them anymore and it is not compatible with newer models 63 on. Anyone have any suggestions??
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Are you talking about the thermostat on top of the injection pump?

Currently: 1967 250 SL, 1963 220Sb, 1965 300SE Lang, 1971 280SE parts car, 1972 Alfa GTV, 1965 Alfa Duetto, 1993 BMW R100R
Past: 1971 250 C, 1985 300 TD, 1967 250 S, 1968 280 S,1981 300 D, 1982 280CE, 3 Facel Vegas, Borgward Isabella Coupe, Alfa 2600 Sprint, Volvo P1900 (yes), numerous less interesting Volvos, ...
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I would try the Mercedes Classic Center (Tom Hanson), or Gus at Pacific Fuel Injection.

The EPC shows 001 203 61 75, which might be the one for your car. I was able to get a price ($1090), which generally means they are available.

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SLS in Germany doesn't have it, although they do have the housing. How do you know what yours is bad? The range of motion on mine when heated is VERY small, and I've been told that is correct. I would like more information on this topic as well.

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