Mercedes

Have Mercedes Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Mercedes

I had my alternator replaced and now need my radio code for

Customer Question
my MB c-230 Kompressor, year...
I had my alternator replaced and now need my radio code for my MB c-230 Kompressor, year 2000. Vin is WDBHA24G2YA849442.
JA: Do you have a scan tool to read the codes?
Customer: No.
JA: Are you fixing your C230 Kompressor yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: A mechanic friend replaced the alternator and the car is driving great but the radio will not work and reads CODE.
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: Not that I can think of. Thanks!
Submitted: 2 months ago.Category: Mercedes
Show More
Show Less
Ask Your Own Mercedes Question
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
How much longer do you think this will take?
Answered in 1 hour by:
9/9/2017
Mercedes Mechanic: Wolfgang, Mercedes Technician replied 2 months ago
Wolfgang
Wolfgang, Mercedes Technician
Category: Mercedes
Satisfied Customers: 4,756
Experience: master tech benz ase cerified L1 and L2
Verified

Thanks for choosing Just Answer . I'm Wolfgang here to help!!

I am confident we can resolve your problem together. Please
understand that I don't know your skill level. In most cases when you have a problem
with the way the vehicle performs, specialized tooling is required to acquire computer
data/information or engine testing results. We didn’t build these complicated vehicles; we
just diagnose and fix them. Also understand that I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the
vehicle either, so it may take a few replies to get to satisfactory results. Note there may be an issue where the complexity of the issue will require a Premium Service. This service will be an addition to the normal question cost. Usually it does not come down to this but keep in mind!! I am also going to direct you with the fastest, easiest and most common things to check first. Please be
patient and permit me to do what I do best.
I also try to give all of the information you may need, expecting a “positive rating” in
return. I will also continue assisting you after you have rated me, if necessary. If there
is any reason I cannot get a positive rating, please let me know why “in advance”, so I
can go another direction for you. I am sorry you’re having this problem; I’ll help you
through it.
Below is my first answer or request for more information. If you do not understand it, or you need more information from me, or need me to go in more detail.

sorry about the delay !! I just got online

Radio Code 53536

anything else?

if not.....

I try to be online 365 days a year.

I only earn a paycheck when a customer rates me Ok, Good, Excellent.

This rating is VERY IMPORTANT! Your rating compensates me on my time and my expertise on your issue!

A lot of the repair information and fixes are hard to come by!!

I HAVE DONE MY PART IN HELPING YOU AND I DO EXPECT THE SAME WITH A 5 STAR RATING!!!

So please rate me above!!!! Bonuses are also greatly appreciated!!!

If I have not addressed your original question to your liking yet, I hope you will reply and continue working with me, since your charged the full question value, regardless if you rate negative or not at all. If you rate me now, do not worry, you can still reply later to me.

Thanks

Wolfgang

Ask Your Own Mercedes Question
Mercedes Mechanic: Wolfgang, Mercedes Technician replied 2 months ago

just checking in to see if your radio works !

please do let me know!!

Thanks

Ask Your Own Mercedes Question
Mercedes Mechanic: Wolfgang, Mercedes Technician replied 2 months ago

hello again!!

I have done my part in helping you on your radio code and I do need to do your part and rate my service as 5 stars!!

Thanks

Wolfgang!!

Ask Your Own Mercedes Question
Ask Wolfgang Your Own Question
Wolfgang
Wolfgang
Wolfgang, Mercedes Technician
Category: Mercedes
Satisfied Customers: 4,756
4,756 Satisfied Customers
Experience: master tech benz ase cerified L1 and L2

Wolfgang is online now

A new question is answered every 9 seconds

How JustAnswer works:

  • Ask an ExpertExperts are full of valuable knowledge and are ready to help with any question. Credentials confirmed by a Fortune 500 verification firm.
  • Get a Professional AnswerVia email, text message, or notification as you wait on our site. Ask follow up questions if you need to.
  • 100% Satisfaction GuaranteeRate the answer you receive.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

I would (and have) recommend your site to others I was quite satisfied with the quality of the information received, the professional with whom I interacted, and the quick response time. Thanks, and be sure that I'll be back whenever I need a question answered in a hurry.

Stephanie PElm City, NC

used your service this weekend with "Trecers" help. thank you ,thank you, thank you. replaced an A/C fan motor. Local Auto Zone had part. $15.00 "tracer" fee and $40.00 for parts, I saved several hundreds of dollers at a shop. i will recommend you and use you in the future.

David L.Richmond, TX

9 dollars, 2 hours of my time, and I drove away. Your diagnosis was right on the mark. Thank you so much.

PhilMarysville, CA

Lurch. Thank you very much. I had real doubts about this website but your promptness of response, quick followup and to the point answer with picture was incredible.

CharlesWalnut Creek, CA

As a single woman, I really appreciate an excellent and affordable opinion.
Thank you Geordie, I will not hesitate to contact justanswer in the future!

SueCharleston, WV

Another great insight to what may be the problem. I will have my mechanic take a look at it tomorrow. Thanks again, Frank...you do indeed know your stuff.

JimCastleberry, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

MB Paul

MB Paul

Mercedes Technician

3,567 satisfied customers

Qualified Mercedes Benz Diagnostic Technician - 20+ years experience - Workshop Foreman for Mercedes

Marty

Marty

Mercedes Technician

28,773 satisfied customers

Bosch Certified Master Tech. Over 35 years experience.

Lou P. master tech

Lou P. master tech

Mercedes Technician

3,502 satisfied customers

15 years master certified 100% fix rate and have access to factory radio codes, wiring, and instructions.

Michael Warfield

Michael Warfield

Factory Mercedes-Benz Technician

3,131 satisfied customers

Mercedes-Benz Master Certified technician

Matt

Matt

Engineer

591 satisfied customers

Mechanical Engineer with 23 years experience in the auto industry, 8 yrs in formula 1 engine testing

promerc

promerc

mercedes diagnostic technician

553 satisfied customers

Qualified mercedes diagnostic technician & service team manager , ATA registered Master tech

Hipo64

Hipo64

Mercedes Technician

443 satisfied customers

Work and diagnose electronics on daily basis.

< Previous | Next >

Related Mercedes Questions
The blue wire in the back of the alternator has no power
the blue wire in the back of the alternator has no power when the key in switched on,after replacing the battery in 2003 benz s430 4matic so the alternator is not chargong … read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
Bachelor's Degree
3,502 satisfied customers
I burn the alternator fuse. Its reading 12 volts. C230
i made a rookie mistake b4 i took of the old alternator i got a spark when taking of battery cable… read more
Matt
Matt
Engineer
Bachelor's Degree
591 satisfied customers
2003 ML350. Replaced alternator and battery. Now car starts
2003 ML350. Replaced alternator and battery. Now car starts but stalls and can't be driven. I've read that it might be a key recognition problem. What are my options. I don't have another key now. Tha… read more
Marty
Marty
Mercedes Technician
Associate Degree
28,773 satisfied customers
I changed both batteries and alternator and when I start
I changed both batteries and alternator and when I start car, it will not shift out of gear, radiator fan does not work, right headlight will not come on, and the code : "reduced braking power" shows.… read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
Bachelor's Degree
3,502 satisfied customers
1987 300SDL alternator (original) bearing was making very
1987 300SDL alternator (original) bearing was making very loud noises. I replaced it with a new one (not reman) and fully charged the battery before driving. 30 minutes into the drive, most dash light… read more
Marty
Marty
Mercedes Technician
Associate Degree
28,773 satisfied customers
I have a 1998 mercedes sl600...I was having the alternator
I have a 1998 mercedes sl600...I was having the alternator and serpentine belt replaced. As soon as the parts were installed..the car was started and it started sagging from the front suspension...it … read more
Wolfgang
Wolfgang
Mercedes Technician
4,756 satisfied customers
Lou my alternator has label some numbers and it says"
Lou my alternator has label some numbers and it says " Remanufactured" does that means that its not original alternator from the factory?… read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
Bachelor's Degree
3,502 satisfied customers
I had my alternator replaced and now need my radio code for
I had my alternator replaced and now need my radio code for my MB c-230 Kompressor, year 2000. Vin is WDBHA24G2YA849442. … read more
Wolfgang
Wolfgang
Mercedes Technician
4,756 satisfied customers
I am having a problem with either my battery or alternator.
I am having a problem with either my battery or alternator. 2005 Mercedes e320 base model gas. … read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
Bachelor's Degree
3,502 satisfied customers
Just installed a new alternator in my 87 420SEL and the AC
Just installed a new alternator in my 87 420SEL and the AC system wouldn't kick on and now the battery & ABS lights stay on. The car is getting charge as we have not had to jump start it … read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
Bachelor's Degree
3,502 satisfied customers
A warning light just came on that said "Alternative battery
A warning light just came on that said "Alternative battery malfunction". … read more
Wolfgang
Wolfgang
Mercedes Technician
4,756 satisfied customers
I have the same problem that alternator. System not
I have the same problem that alternator. System not charging. The small lead into the alternator only reads 5-6 volts. The fix was to replace the x4/10 fuse block. I want to know where that is located… read more
Wolfgang
Wolfgang
Mercedes Technician
4,756 satisfied customers
My alternator is not charging the battery although the
My alternator is not charging the battery although the alternator is test that it is good. … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
Got water i think in alternator while cleaning battery light
got water i think in alternator while cleaning battery light on also gauges don't work and turn signals as well … read more
Shawn Few
Shawn Few
AS
63 satisfied customers
03 clk320 will turn over but not fire, Alternator, battery,
Alternator, battery, and crank sensor already replaced … read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
Bachelor's Degree
3,502 satisfied customers
Malfunction light on Battery/alternator visit work shop and
Malfunction light on Battery/alternator visit work shop and also Under Voltage Switch consumer off… read more
Lou P. master tech
Lou P. master tech
Mercedes Technician
Bachelor's Degree
3,502 satisfied customers
The alternator was replaced and it look that the regulator
The alternator was replaced and it look that the regulator conector cable burned … read more
Pete
Pete
Independent Auto Technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
138 satisfied customers
I am getting a alternator warning, I replaced the alternator
I replaced the alternator and still get the warning … read more
Marty
Marty
Mercedes Technician
Associate Degree
28,773 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x