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It's a sprinter and a light came on that looks like eyes. On…

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It's a sprinter and...

It's a sprinter and a light came on that looks like eyes

Mechanic's Assistant: Just to clarify, what are the exact lights you're talking about?

On the dash board after I started then when shift into gear drive it goes out what does it mean

Mechanic's Assistant: What year is your Sprinter?

1999

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Sprinter yourself? What have you tried so far?

Nothing I don't know what that sensor means

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Mercedes Mechanic: Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician replied 7 months ago

That is the glow plug indicator lamp. That is just letting you know that the glow plugs are heating up. Since the engine is diesel there are no spark plugs . The fuel is ignited by the heat of the compression . So if the engine is cold the glow plugs help heat up the cylinder . This is normal operation unless the light never shuts off then you have a issue . Hope this helps !

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