c270 cdi epc error only on kickdown

mbc270cdiscott

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hi there iv just got this problem on my 2003 c270 cdi ,when you hit kickdown i get a epc light flash then go away ,so i dont get any kickdown power ,but if i put my foot down to the point just before kickdown button endless power ,

any help will be appreciated

many thanks scott
 

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I would suspect the throttle potentiometer to be faulty (the small unit under the bonnet, nearside and close to the bulkhead, what the throttle cable connects to)
 
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great thanks i will try that ,one thing i noticed is that when i put ignition position 2 so lights are on dash,then put my foot on throttle pedal and touch kickdown button same flash comes up without the engine on at all.

cheers panason1c i will try that
 

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thanks mate changed throttle sensor iv got kickdown

happy man thank you again
 

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