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Eric, Automotive Repair Shop Manager
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SRS light on JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really

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SRS light on
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with Mercedes. The Mercedes Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: I have a generic scanner,,but I cant find the answer,,,I an a mechanic as well,,not Mercedes though
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: yes
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: just put on the scanner but shows no codes
JA: Is there anything else the Mercedes Mechanic should be aware of about your Mercedes?
Customer: has been in an accident,,,I just bought it and don't have history
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Eric replied 5 months ago.
HI,Ok, I need to find out if your specific scan tool can read Mercedes SRS codes. The vast majority of aftermarket code readers cannot. If you are not sure, I need the brand and model number of your scan tool and I can tell you
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
It's a Harbor freight model 60794 OBD II & CAN with ABS
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
got to go for supper
Expert:  Eric replied 5 months ago.
HI, Ok, checked thru the manufacturer as well as reading its 84 page manual. This scan tool ONLY reads powertrain codes which is your engine, transmission and emissions, and ABS codes. It does NOT read SRS codes for any vehicle.
Expert:  Eric replied 5 months ago.
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