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Anthony, Mercedes Technician
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Experience:  MB Tech. since 1997. ASE Master. MB Factory Technician. MB Antique Specialist.
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I have a mercedes e430 that sat with a dead battery while. I

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Hi. I have a mercedes e430 that sat with a dead battery for a while. I jumped the battery but do I need to recycle the computer so that I can pass a smog test?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Anthony replied 2 years ago.


It need to be driven twice for about a half hour with between 1/4 and 3/4 fuel level and a speed of 45 -55 mph stopping a few times for 2 minutes at a time, engine running. Then it will be ready for inspection. If the battery goes dead again you have to repeat the drives.