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Hesitation - 98 slk 230 R170 AW71 - 116,500 miles

As the result of OBD 170 fuel trim code and intermittent hesitation mechanic replaced MAS ($588 + Labor). Intermittent hesitation continued with fuel trim, shift solenoid and misfire code. Mechanic replaced plugs (not wires). Hesitation continued - checked for vacuum leak, fuel pressure good. Replaced plug wires and she runs like new again - 30 mpg hwy. and quick off the line.

Clean MAS before replacing and change wires when plugs are changed.
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Should read NEW Mechanic replaced plug wires. As a first time user having difficulty figuring out how to edit my post.
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