Royal 320CLK power short problem

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  1. Westminster Tab

    Westminster Tab New Member

    Nov 11, 2016
    London England
    CLK320 1998

    1998 CLK320 petrol 92,000 miles. Stored for three years, battery dead, I replaced the battery along with the starter motor, and a new petrol filter. I took it for a two mile spin, ran fairly well, engine needs tuning. This is a pristine unblemished example inside and out, owned and only driven by a real King, not British monarchy, unfortunately. Nobody has ever sat in the back seats!

    Went to it a week later, new battery completely flat, removed it for charging. The front drivers seat has moved forward closer to the steering wheel. The positive terminal is a direct short to earth, separated the three cables at positive battery connection, they all go direct to earth. All fuses 1 to 27 and 39 to 45, go direct to earth with the battery removed. I can use a meter, trace wiring, but I’m lost with this type of fault!

    Any help gratefully received, I’m a pensioner, can’t afford this car but would love to spend my final years with a bit of quality!
  2. gr1nch

    gr1nch Active Member

    Oct 15, 2016
    Louth, Lincolnshire
    W222 S350d AMG Line Premium Plus 2017 Iridium Silver over Black Nappa
    Welcome! Am sure there's a more than a few on here that can advise. Add a pic or two to get pulses racing . If you have trouble uploading try using the tapatalk app.

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