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C280 idle problem

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I have a 1996 C 280 with idle problem.
When engine starts, idle goes all the way down and engine stops.
I restart engine and hope for the best. Sometimes, I need to restart engine a few times before idle stabilizes and then I can leave.

Car stops when you put the brakes at a stop . On the highway there is no problem.
The problem occurs when I start the engine and when I brake .
I already changed the OVP relay but the problem is still there.
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Check MAF sensor. and replace Fuel filter(If it hasent been changed for a while) plus it might be a good time for some tune up if havent done for a while too
Good Luck.
Mine used to do the same It was the MAF sensor
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