Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 06-06-2001, 12:56 AM
Posts: n/a

Was on way home from work tonight and decided to stop at the store. When I go out, put key in ignition and turned to ON position. Paused momentarily to turn down the radio and then reached back for ignition to start car. When I turned key to start position, nothing and dash lights went out. When I released the key, radio came back on. I got a passer-by to give me a jump start. Car started but cranked very slowly. When running, no alternator light and all gages were working correctly. Shifted to drive and went to take off -- engine sputtered, misfired, and then SRS light came on briefly along with the buzzer. I noticed that the radio (Becker) now said "CODE". Reset code and radio began working.
Decided to hightail it home and had no problems on the way home. Pulled into the garage and turned car off. Immediately tried to restart but same as above.

I have only owned this car for 1+ years and do not know how old the battery in it is. Do you think the battery is shorting out or has eeked out it's last amp?

Any assistance/solutions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance

Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2001, 01:07 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Beech Island, S.C.
Posts: 468
No start

Sounds like to me a bad battery connection. My first quess but I try for the simipless things first
Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2001, 01:10 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Beech Island, S.C.
Posts: 468
After reading your post again you might need to check your alternator to see if the output voltage and amperes are correct
Reply With Quote
Old 06-06-2001, 01:40 AM
Senior Member
Join Date: Apr 1999
Location: Walnut,CA,USA
Posts: 554
Go-ahead put a new battery in and check you alternator too you never know for a ten years old alternator. mostly is you battery.
MB STARS Master Guild Technician,17 years MB tech
14 years independent shop owner
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
115 electrical problem solved kip Foss Diesel Discussion 9 07-29-2004 12:23 AM
electrical problem solved MS Fowler Diesel Discussion 1 02-11-2004 02:04 PM
Mystery Electrical Problem URGENT mudditt Tech Help 8 02-14-2003 10:33 PM
E420 Electrical Problem Roli Tech Help 1 12-16-2001 10:21 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 02:49 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2019, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page