Car turned over, but by now. Go to your woman and brag about your oily hands to receive your reward. Step 2: Change the filter. These fuses go to the central locking system. If I clean up the contacts, will this sort the battery drain, or has the unit failed internally? I keep them in stock since their really common. I found the actual answer online the very day I had my car returned from the garage. That 200ma load x 24 hours x 14 days is 67.
I thought the problem had been sorted. Why not just adjust the seat to a comfortable position. There are 3 major steps, drain the oil, change the filter, pour in the new oil. I was hoping someone could give me an idea on where to look. I found some of the meters that Malcolm recommended for sale so might get one and do some investigating myself but can't be sure I've actually found the fuse box - or rather that it's the only one. The top speed can be set via the buttons on the steering wheel, if play around with theswe you will come across the setting It is computer controlled, but it cant be set in the instrument cluster with the steering wheel buttons. The headlamps peg the meter which is expected.
Since there are over 22 different wiper arm attachments, do not buy wipers just by length only. The reading was 200ma, sometimes 125ma. Oakland service rep never suggested replacing, although the car was serviced during the suggested mileage for replacement. Worth checking that it's not at fault before trying to diagnose a current drain. Typical idle current should be 50 -80 mA I believe.
Once you drain the oil, you can replace the screw and torque it a bit to make sure it's nice and tight. Primary candidates in these situation seem to be seat control modules, air pump for the central locking, and the booster heater, but I think those are only fitted on the diesel variants. I've got a 1997 c230 , and the battery is definitely under the floor in the boot. Thanks guys, where is this seat module? The car has been fine for months but the cold weather has seen the problem return with a vengeance. The vehicle was not repaired. I've done a research in different Mercedes forums and it seems to be a common problem among these models. June 25, 2010, my 2001 C320 stopped during a trip to phoenix, az from California, due to fuel pump going out.
The manufacturer was not contacted in regards to the failure. I checked everything on this car with a fine toothed comb and nothing else was causing the battery drain. These are available at autozone for around 75. Many thanks for your replies guys. The answer abo … ve is completely incorrect. When any switch is changed on - off the current rises to the draw of the lamp and slowly fades down to 200ma when off. If the seat control has memories, those could be lost if you turn off the power.
I added a delay like that to one car so that the windows could be shut after the ignition was turned off. You'll now be working under the hood. If no leak then the battery should be checked, was it a good make and not gone faulty. Or any auto-electric experts that can be recommended in Ayrshire or Glasgow areas?? The vehicle has not been repaired. If we unplug the power seats, the batter does not drain.
The driver's handbook says the fusebox is in the side-panel of the dash, but it isn't. This is a easy one, your seat control modules are draining your battery everyday! It's very hard to miss. Anyway all is well now. These are not cheap control modules, but the only … way to repair this is to replace them, and even though only one of the control modules is causing the drain, they both need to be replaced at the same time, or you will have more problems. But if enough people call and tell them that they have this same problem, they will realize that this is a defective part and they will issue a recall and pay for necessary repairs. They stay awake and keep your c.
Unless you like pain, or you let your car cool completely before you change the oil if your like me, you wanna change your oil on the fly and go on about your day, not wait around for your car to cool down you might wanna invest in some gloves that would prevent hot oil from burning your skin. I have pulled the pump apart and most of it is dry inside, no visible corrosion internally. This is a common problem. If the drain goes away, then plug the passenger side in. I actually cut the wire and pulled it through the loops to keep the original cable ties in place, when I replaced it I just used new cable ties to attach it back to the original location. Yeah, it would have been a great help if I could have got the answer earlier, possibly would have saved me a bit of time, and cash too.
Step 1: Jack the car up. Has anyone got any additional clues and am I on the right track or just blowing smoke? Dealer would not supply old part for inspection. I'd be afraid to leave this parked for a week with. To drain a car battery overnight, something would have to be getting warm. Is there an advantage in putting a relay? Thed drain is a massive 0.
If you don't have a chart if u r facing the driver side of the car and looking directly at the fuse box it's the fuse in the top left corner and it's a b … lue 15 amp fuse. Qualification for membership is for owners of such cars and true enthusiasm for the marque. All items that have a memory can be bypassed in a way, battery drains are caused from the memory sections of these components, one can cut the memory wires this would mean that the drain would stop, but the memory would be lost. The poor chap is perhaps to be excused for thinking that all reasonable checks have been made? The contact stated that he had to purchase two batteries within four months due to the recurring failure. The car is my wife's and currently cannot be relied upon to be available when needed for her and the 3 kids - have had to buy a jumper pack to keep in the boot.