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It's complicated. E320 96. The problem is in morning I get…

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It's complicated

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E320 96

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The problem is in morning I get the ets light and a el. Traction msg plus the th

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Plus I need to push hard on the accelater to get it go

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I have e320 96 I'm getting a ets msg and el. Traction msg when its cold plus I have push the accelator to max when I get that to get the car going. I have changed the plugs and the leads and cleaned the accelator plus I have checked the battery and alternator both in very good condition and I have put it on scanner nothing appeared on it alll normal so any ideas ?
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Mercedes Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago
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Hello and welcome to JustAnswer!

Assuming all of these lights started coming on at the same time then they are all due to the electronic throttle control issue. If the electronic throttle control system isn't operating correctly then the stability control lights will come on also.

The problem may be the throttle body, engine controller, wiring, a vacuum leak or intake restriction, assuming the accelerator pedal position sensor has been ruled out. The first step in diagnosing the problems will be to use a scan tool to see what fault codes have set and then testing can be done from there base on the findings.

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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
We have done the scanning 3 times no fault found?
Mercedes Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago
The reason warning lights come on is because fault codes set.
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Customer reply replied 9 months ago
I know that but when do scanning diagnosis no fault found
Mercedes Mechanic: sprinkles08, ASE Certified Technician replied 9 months ago

If warning lights are coming on there are fault codes set, no question.

Are you trying to read the codes yourself?

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