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MB Paul, Mercedes Technician
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Experience:  Qualified Mercedes Benz Diagnostic Technician - 20+ years experience - Workshop Foreman for Mercedes
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We put in new international battery ourselves then we took

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We put in new international battery ourselves then we took trip across state of virginia. Got up bext morning n car was in totsl lick down even the wheels how can i get my car starred so i can get home yo vote yomorrow
JA: Have you tested the battery with a voltmeter? And can you see if it's leaking or not?
Customer: Yes it was low less than 8 vkolts
JA: What is the make/model/year of your car?
Customer: 2003 S 500 a wondrrgul car
JA: Are you fixing your vehicle yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Mercedes is 30 min away no tow truck. We are charging battery now. Yesterdsy i put silver key into driver door turned 3 times to right and 1 to left and it unlocked everything but it had full charge on battery. I even drove it last night now yoday same issue but battery had 8 volts
JA: What year is your '03 MINI?
Customer: 2003 s 500
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Yes please wait
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Michael Warfield replied 11 months ago.

Hi, I'm Michael and will try and assist you now. I'm having a little trouble understanding the problem. Is the problem the car will not start and you installed a new battery before you left for your trip?