electrical

  1. M

    Electrical issues - battery?

    Our 2006 ML 320 CDi seems to be having something of a hissy fit at the moment. 1st symptom: was occasional car alarm problems, random alarms even with tow and interior sensors turned off. 2nd symptom: after a couple of weeks we found the tailgate would not open - and then it would Now...
  2. K

    clk 230 w208 electrical "event"

    Hi as above 1999 w208 cabrio ....wife driving back from shops and...no electric windows, no wipers, no lights etc etc. 5 minutes later another call saying all is ok again. Apperently when she pulled up at home, the triangle with exclamation mark (traction warning?) was lit. I got home and took...
  3. B

    W211 electrical puzzler

    Recently acquired 2005 E320 W211 ...... here's a head-scratcher for you. In slow-moving traffic today. Late afternoon, drizzling and generally murky. Lights set to "Auto". A minute or two later, the headlights came on. After a time, windscreen wipers were also switched on, to...
  4. -AJC-

    2006 ML 320 CDI W164 - Please help with some electrical gremlins!

    Finally able to collect our new purchase yesterday....... It had been repossessed after the previous owner failed to pay a parking ticket!! Managed to contact the previous owner who was incredibly upbeat considering the circumstances and was kind enough to supply the keys...
  5. Z

    Battery drained causing electrical faults. Help

    Hi I tried updating my satnav software today and I connected a charger (my dad's which was probably not working right) and my battery went partially flat. I could not start the car or even jump it off. On attempting turn over recent clock tried to reset itself and the seat belt presenters stuck...
  6. S

    W124 electrical gremlins 'various'

    Hi all, for once a productive session on a quiet bank holiday weekend:rolleyes: I am an electrical/ electronics tech by trade so confident in following schematics and wielding a multimeter and soldering iron This is an excellent guide resource for all manner of things re the 124 and I'm sure...
  7. golf2

    W211 E320 cdi - Serious Electrical Problems

    Hi guys, I've got an electrical fault on my 2003 E320 cdi which is intermittent and I need to get it sorted ASAP. This fault has been present for several years now and it has been looked at by Mercedes several times before. The symptoms of the fault are usually a warning light in the...
  8. P

    Have afew electrical problems on clk 320

    Hello everyone this is my first post as I have just joined the forum. I have just bought a 2005 clk 320 convertible it's a lovely car. The car has afew electrical issues that I hope someone can help me with. The main issue is that the seat belt assist for the passenger doesn't work at all...
  9. C

    W210 electrical problems fixed-ish

    I have just bought another w210 e300td two weeks ago. Aside from the front of the car changing direction when it wants, a foglight bulb out and a misfire/white smoke on cold startups (glow plug issue) it runs real smooth. However, It had the famed electrical gremlins! When I test drove it...
  10. SeanWRX

    W208 CLK320 electrical gremlins. One solved, another furtile :(

    Hi all. I am a newbie (introduction thread here: http://www.mbclub.co.uk/forums/new-member-introductions/218912-wrx-clk.html) Borrowing a year 2000 w208 CLK320 off a mate, with a view to buying it off him if I get on with it and its auto gearbox (never driven an auto before). I have two...
  11. R

    How to remove electrical contact from steering wheel w124 Whitney airbag ?

    Can anybody help me whit one advise how to remove the electrical contact from the back of steering wheel on Mercedes w124 whit airbag please ? I attached pictures to be more specific! Ps I want transfer from one to the other.
  12. B

    electrical confusion

    \hi just got a s320 cdi and noticed that the interior light on the door, steering wheel and indicators flash on and off IF i try to get high beam it flashes aka police style? any help and pointers where to start, also looking for someone in glasgow with star to help me. thanks and happy...
  13. merc85

    Electrical DTC codes

    Hi, Found this list of "U" prefix trouble codes for the electrical side of MB Obviously mod's feel free to delete or move this post. U0001 Hi Speed CAN Comm Bus U0002 Hi Speed CAN Comm Bus Perf U0003 Hi Speed CAN Comm Bus + Open U0004 Hi Speed CAN Comm Bus + Low U0005 Hi Speed CAN Comm...
  14. Piff

    electrical question

    Just turned on a twin tube fluorescent light. Brief flash then nothing. Other lights on same circuit are ok. As it is twin tube, unlikely to be both tubes at once? Fitting is about 4 years old. It is a decorative fitting & will be a PITA to strip down. I also don't have my testing gear at...
  15. T

    E320 CDI Estate 2002 - Electrical issues

    Hi folks, Brand new member today. Recently bought a 2002 E320cdi Estate with 206k on the clock. Various issues have arisen in the last day or two. The car is driving in limp mode for a start ( i have it booked in at the end of the week at a local indie to look into, hoping it might...
  16. S

    Electrical issues

    Hi all. Can anyone help? I have a 2004 e270. Absolutely no issues with it until a couple of days ago. The red battery pic came up with consumer electrics not available and I lost heaters radio etc. Checked the voltage of the front aux battery with engine off. 12.5. Car starts with no...
  17. Indigo

    92 SL300-24 Electrical drain

    Just had new track control arms and finally looking forward to blasting round the country in my 92 SL having planned a few road trips then the car developed a new fault ! When stored in my garage, with doors unlocked so not to activate the alarm, I previously had six weeks before I had to...
  18. T

    SLK R170 Electrical Strangeness with Roof and Locks

    Well we've had the car a year now so I guess we're about due for a gremlin or two, in fact yes, in this case two. I don't know if they are related but they appear to have started at the same time. I have searched this forum and others and have found similar problems but not these particular...
  19. S

    129 300 sl electrical problem

    Hi, trying to put a 1991 300 sl back on the road that has been stood for 2 years.working through various electrical faults and i cannot get the rear lights or the brake lights to work.I have changed fuses but still nothing Is there a relay on this model that controls the rear lights and...
  20. Lipsylee

    My new toy with electrical ecu problems !!!!

    Hello again all , I have just bought a clk200K 2000 plate and it was sitting for 2 years they tried starting it and the ecu was knackered so they bought a used ecu and transponder and key and his mate plugged it into a star machine and then the car was fine - but the problem I have is that...
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