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Mercedes 2000, E320 2000 will not start. Installed new

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Mercedes 2000 Mechanic's Assistant:...

Mercedes 2000

Mechanic's Assistant: Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.

E320 2000 will not start. Installed new battery yesterday and started fine this morning. After stopping for coffee it restarted but light can on and display panel stopped working. Gear shifting did not work.?????

Mechanic's Assistant: Lots of things can cause problems with the battery. The Mercedes Mechanic will know what to do. Are you hoping to fix this yourself?

Possibly

Mechanic's Assistant: Great! What have you tried so far?

Tried to restart. display lights come on with some normal sounds but will not turn over

Mechanic's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Mercedes Mechanic should know about your Mercedes?

No

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Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Mercedes
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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
put in new battery yesterday. car started fine. started this morning no problem but informed BAS and brake assist might be issue light went off after driving. stopped for coffee restarted and panel indicated display problem, tack not working, gears not shifting, gear stick not working,....now will not restart. lights come on panel and some sound but will not engage starter
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
key fob will lock and unlock doors and trunk.
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Mercedes Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

You may have quite a few things going on and it will most likely require a scan tool to be able to diagnose the issue. You could have a bus communication issue between modules, the problem coudl be a failed module or wiring issue, it could just be one or more fuses blown.

Have fuses been checked?

Were there any problems before replacing the battery?

Are the battery connections tight now?

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