Technically, a diesel engine does not need any outside electrical source to keep it running. Injectors are mechanical and keep running until they are forced off, usually by a solenoid. Check the shutoff mechanism to make sure it isn't sticking. This diesel shuts off using vacuum. If your vacuum is low or leaking, the vehicle will not shut off using the key. You have to open the hood and push the SHUT OFF plate near the top of the engine in the fuel linkage. Vacuum leaks are common and will keep the door locks, climate control, and engine shut off from working. The shut off valve, located on the back of the injection pump, can fail. It is vacuum operated and the diaphragm can tear. Vacuum test this valve. If it holds vacuum keep looking for other vacuum leaks, if it leaks replace it.
A diesel vehicles does not need to be running. A diesel ignition in a Diesel engine comes from compression and not spark.
this vehicle is a diesel and does not have a wiring diagram for the ignition circuits as being a diesel it does not have spark ignition
Diesel has highest ignition temperature.. So only diesel cant be used in petrol engine
No spark plugs in a diesel.
No, spark plugs do not cause ignition in diesels. The fuel compression causes ignition
A diesel engine that is starved for fuel will lose prime. This means that you will be unable to start the engine once it has stalled.
There are two vacuum lines on the ignition switch (where you put the key in). Remove the coverings to expose them. Check to see if the lines are loose, clogged, or disconnected.
none, use a good fuel additive and change filters regulary you will have no problems.
This happened to me. Remove the coverings from the ignition switch. You will see two vacuum tubes connected to the switch housing. One of them is broken, leaking, or clogged. Replace it.
This engine is an inline 6 cylinder diesel engine. It runs on Diesel.
A 'spark ignition ' engine is your regular gasoline engine as opposed to a diesel, which is a 'compression ignition' engine
that's mine, what about it...
If only the ignition was on with no other appliances running you may be lucky. But the glow plugs in summer are not that critical. It could well be that there will be insufficient power to turn the engine over
The selection of diesel fueled Mercedes Benz cars can be found on the Mercedes Benz website. One could also visit their local Mercedes Benz dealership to speak with a salesperson about the options.
this is one of those problems where your tear down the colum and go from there.
Rudolph Diesel, 1858-1913. Invented the compression ignition engine.
first up, if you are putting gas in a diesel, you are lucky to have it running at all. next if you are using diesel and letting it get low, in the winter it will gel, causing problems, allowing fuel to get low will also allow dirt and crud from bottom of tank to passed thru fuel lines. try changing fuel filter and see if that fixes the problem
No, it is a six-cylinder gasoline engine. If it were diesel, it would be labeled "300SDL" and make a lot more racket when the engine is running. The 300SEL is a W126 body style and is longer than the 300SE.
May require a new ignition barrel. The 106 is known for problems with the ignition barrel. Looking at a bill of �60 - �200 depending on where you go and the type of immobilizer used on the car.
A spark ignition engine is a gasoline engine. A compression ignition is a diesel engine.basic difference between compression and spark ignition engine is ,compression ignition is a diesel engine. spark ignition is a gasoline engine.diesel engines compress the fuel to a point where the fuel explodes, thus giving ignitiongasoline does not compress to explosion, therefore it needs need a spark to ignite the fuelspark ign. is gasoline. comp. ign. is diesel.A compression ignition engine is typically a diesel. It compresses air so much that the heat from the compression is enough to cause the fuel to ignited once injected. A spark ignition engine is your average gasoline-burning car engine. It uses a spark plug to ignite the air/fuel mixture instead of relying on compretssion ignition.A compression ignition engine uses very high compression of the air to heat it self up and the fuel is injected into the cylinder which self ignites (a diesel engine is a compression ignition engine).A spark ignition engine uses a lower compression ratio and requires the use of a spark to ignite the fuel (a petrol engine is a spark ignition engine).Because the oils used for a diesel have a higher calorific value, they have a better fuel economy, They also do not need extra energy usage to keep the engine running, unlike the energy that is lost to power the spark plugs from the generator/alternator which is taken from the useful energy produced by the engine.
Should be a timing chain, not a belt on a C220 Diesel
The Liberty used a VM diesel engine, the Grand Cherokee has used a Mercedes and a VM diesel engine.
Incorrect on both accounts. The distillates in diesel are different than gasoline, in that they have different ignition points and cetane ratings. Because of this, adding gasoline to diesel will inhibit the ignition in the diesel engine, just as adding diesel to a gasoline engine will cause the fuel to ignite too quickly. In general, never mix the two. You can add diesel-specific additives to diesel, but gasoline is never recommended. More info: http://www.turbodieselregister.com/mixing_gasoline_and_diesel.htm
The rise of VAT and oil prices are not good, this delays the fuel ignition as people are waiting longer before going to a fuelling station to fill up their vehicles there for this problem is ruining the ignition of our engines as the vehicles are running on the sludge at the bottom of the fuel tanks.