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I have a 1983 280E. I realize that the line was dropped in 1981 but here I am trying to fix one. The VIN is wdb1230331a061387. Is this a Euro version? The date code indicates it is a 2001 model year. (heh)

The car runs like new with one exception. It is stuck in high idle all the time. (1400rpm). It is a fuel injected 6 cyl. DOHC engine. It has a spst switch that is mechanically closed by the throttle linkage when the car should be idling. The switch seems to be working. That is where I'm at now. Can anyone help?

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I found my idle problem. It simply was a loose vacuum line. Boy this car is impressive. I would love to hear from anyone who has any information on a 1983 280E and where it may have came from. I picked it up at an auction for 700 bucks. It was obviously garaged it's whole life. The interior is like new. Absolutely NO rust. The trunk is perfect. 200k miles but it runs like 50k. I'm not too crazy about the dark brown paint though.
 
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