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I just installed a new dash control box on my 2006 mercedes…

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I just installed a new dash control box on my 2006 mercedes sl500. The unit won’t turn on with the on button. If I push the off button it will come very briefly then go off. If I turn the tempature control dial the unit will come on for a brief moment then go off

Mechanic's Assistant: How long has this been going on?

I just installed the new control box

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your SL500 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Yes I’m fixing it myself. I had to replace the dash control box because hot coffee from a leak in a styrofoam cup leaked and got inside the old box. I have only tried moving the controls on the box

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

Not that I can think of

Submitted: 4 months ago.Category: Mercedes
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It’s been over 26 hours and I haven’t received a reply
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Mercedes Mechanic: Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician replied 4 months ago
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Hello, my name is***** and i will do my best to assist you.I am going over your story now and will reply back soon with some info,thanks!

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Mercedes Mechanic: Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician replied 4 months ago

sorry no one has replied yet, there must not have been anyone that felt they could help .

ok so I can help, but this may take some back and forth.

also if you see a phone call offer come through, its automated. it is always a better option but totally up to you if you want it.

no worries.

can you tell me did you order a new panel or was this used from online or something?

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