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I have a check engine light with a def check icon and a def

I have a check engine light with a def check icon and a def check warning message. Is my def contaminated and do i have to flush the tank and refill?JA: Does the light stay on solid or does it flicker? Any noticeable performance problems lately?Customer: No performance problems. Just refilled def about 1000 miles ago. Light solid no flickerJA: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?Customer: 2013 sprinter 3500 chasis RVJA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?Customer: Just started tonight. Have done nothing yet. Will attempt tomorrowJA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?Customer: 30,021miles total. Service interval due but also changed oil about 1200 miles ago but have not reset service reminder yetJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Mercedes Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.

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Have 2015 Mercedes 3500 Sprinter Van nearly ran out of fuel.

Have 2015 Mercedes 3500 Sprinter Van nearly ran out of fuel. Starts, runs, but only 4-5 miles per hour. A new warning light is on. What do we need to do?

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Check engine light came on and a code of P20be. Do i need to

check engine light came on and a code of P20be. Do i need to do any repair or can i drive vehicle for now?JA: Does the light stay on solid or does it flicker? Any noticeable performance problems lately?Customer: light stays on. no performance issues, ( except, while driving with the cruise on, all at once it beeps, and the cruise stops working.JA: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?Customer: 2016 mercedes sprinter 3500 170wbextendedJA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?Customer: i am trying to fix it myself. at first i took it to a mercedes dealership. they charged me $ 100.00 and said that they had fixed it by performing updates to the computer. while drivint it home, at the 61 mile mark, the check engine light came back on. that is why i'm trying to fix it myself now.JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?Customer: not at this time.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Mercedes Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.

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We have a Sprinter with aux battery and would like to know

We have a Sprinter with aux battery and would like to know the best way to charge the batteries - together if possible?

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Mercedes sprinter 2012 wath is th scr sensors i need the

mercedes sprinter 2012 wath is th scr sensors i need the diagram the temperature is not good

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Goes into limp mode after an hour on the motorway then

goes into limp mode after an hour on the motorway then swithc ignition off and back on, goes back to normalJA: How many miles on the car? How is the battery running?Customer: switchJA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.Customer: 65kJA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?Customer: merceds sprinter(###) ###-####JA: Is there anything else important you think the Mercedes Mechanic should know about your Mercedes?Customer: hissing sound when open bonnet near turbo when engine is switched offJA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Mercedes Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.

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I need a drive cycle 2014 diesel sprinter JA: How many miles

I need a drive cycle for a 2014 diesel sprinterJA: How many miles are on the engine? How has your mileage been lately?Customer: 10,000 miles and I get between 14-17 mpg at freeway speedsJA: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.Customer: I failed my smog check and 3 of the registers are reporting not ready. I can pass CA smog with 2 not readyJA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?Customer: I need to find a drive cycle to reset the registers that were wiped when the dealer removed the battery to make a repair.JA: Is there anything else important you think the Mercedes Mechanic should know about your Mercedes?Customer: I brought it to the dealer 2 days ago so they could correct the problem and they could only tell me to drive it more after I sat there waiting for 8 hours. I purposely drove it 1200 miles last week after it failed the smog check.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Mercedes Mechanic about your situation and then connect you two.

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190e: Marty,I have a 84 190e 2.3 auto I have it running

Hi Marty,I have a 84 190e 2.3 auto I have it running ok idles sweet revs up while standing but on the road has no power and wont rev out ..Any suggestions thanks John.

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Sprinter: , I have 2011 Mercedes Sprinter 313 CDI. It's got

Hi, I have 2011 Mercedes Sprinter 313 CDI. It's got 89000 miles on the clock. The engine doesn't start in the mornings as it normally should. After couple of attempts the engine starts, but for about 2-3 seconds it is working very unstable (shuddering) at about 800-900 revs. Only then the revs go up to 1500 as you would expect. Any idea what the problem might be?

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