Lack of Turbo and no reverse

Discussion in 'Engine' started by gridster1, Aug 31, 2017.

  1. gridster1

    gridster1 New Member

    Apr 25, 2014
    Mercedes E320 sport
    Hi All

    i am having intermittent issues with the car. the 2 issues happens the same time so its linked.

    i can be driving as normall and then all of a sudden i lose turbo, with this i dont have any message on dash i.e limp mode and i can change from 'C' to 'S' and 'M' but this doesnt make any difference and turbo will not work. when i stop when this is happening i cannot reverse at all it just revs. however if i turn the engine of and back on it works fine.

    i have had diagnostics on this and its not showing anything.

    i am at a loss at the moment :doh:, as garage said they wont know whats wrong until it happens and that they can look at it, but its intermittent and difficult to get it to them.

    any ideas i would be grateful for.
  2. PobodY

    PobodY MB Enthusiast

    Aug 23, 2016
    CLK350 Sport, Nissan GTiR
    I'd guess it's a gearbox fault, and the ECU puts the engine in to limp mode to protect it. - I'm surprised there are no stored error codes though.
  3. markjay

    markjay MB Club Veteran

    Jun 24, 2008
    W204 C180 Executive SE 2013 Automatic / COMAND NTG4.7 and Morel speakers fitted by
    You need to see a Mercedes Benz dealer, or an independent specialist with MB STAR Diagnostic computer - the standard OBDII code readers can not read all codes but only the basic set included with the OBDII protocol. I.e. the fault code might be MB-specific in which case it won't show up on the standard OBDII reader.

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