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My gas cap was loose and when I managed to tighten it, the…

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My gas cap was...

My gas cap was loose and when I managed to tighten it, the check engine light came on and the engine wouldn't fire the first time I tried. After that ok, but the ce light stayed on.

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

Stays on

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?

2003 E320

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your E320 yourself? What have you tried so far?

No. I take it to a mechanic. I note that when I restarted it, the ce light went off. Was it just because of the loose cap?

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No, except that this isn't the first time I've had the issue with the sensors.

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Mercedes
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Mercedes Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago
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There should be a stored code in there, if you can get it up to a auto parts store they can do a code scan for free and it will tell you what was going on

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Can you just cancel this? I was led to understand that this first question was $5
Mercedes Mechanic: Mechanic01, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 months ago

sure just call customer service

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