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Was on earlier 142 sprinter van sometimes when driving the

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was on earlier 142 sprinter van sometimes when driving the engine revs up to 100 revs and takes off
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: Mercedies sprinter van long wheel base 142D14221
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: mechanic is trying to fix it
JA: Anything else you want the Equipment Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 13 days ago.
Category: Heavy Equipment
Expert:  Virtual-mod replied 12 days ago.

I've been working hard to find a Professional to assist you with your question, but sometimes finding the right Professional can take a little longer than expected.

I wonder whether you're ok with continuing to wait for an answer. If you are, please let me know and I will continue my search. If not, feel free to let me know and I will cancel this question for you.

Thank you!
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 12 days ago.

hello do you still require assistance.

Customer: replied 12 days ago.
yes please
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 12 days ago.

you say the engine revs up and takes off, do you mean it pulls you along and the throttle goes up without any input?

Expert:  Marc Webster replied 12 days ago.

near the hedlight switch do you have 3 buttons relating to high engine idle? look like cruise control switches

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
checked them they are fine problem seems to be in the engine mechanic says its too dangerous to drive
Expert:  Marc Webster replied 6 days ago.

ok, is there an update from your mechanic