Be sure to check the seat pad connection into the plug under the seat and also inspect what you can see of the wiring up to the point it enters the seat base. Good luck, do let me know how you get on. This has left the middle seat seatbelt tensioner missing from the airbag system. I took the car to the dealership and they sent it back with no idea of when it will be fixed. Hi Lindy, This problem is not unheard of with the later model range of Sprinter and is often reported.
Alas we didnt have time to fix the loom behind the steering column so this is going to be done this Sunday. Ensure all the cabling is connected from the explosive device on the retractor and correct mating of all under seat wiring. We did have a lot of rain lately, maybe wiring is wet? I guess a black car sitting in 35 deg C weather absorbs a lot more heat than it should. Also incorporated in a number of vehicles is a child seat recognition circuit which will switch off the passenger air bag if a Mercedes Child Seat is fitted to the front passenger seat. The emulator is an aftermarket device that connects to the wires normally connected to the seat pad switch matrix. This should give you some vital clues as throwing parts and labour at the job without this is really financial suicide! We believe when the Mercedes mechanic was looking for the issue he took the other end of the wire with the little plug, so we are minus that anyway, unless it dropped down way under the seat.
The fault was a worn wire just behind the light switch on the far right of the dashboard. They informed me there is no recall and don't consider this issue a safety issue. Tays realty auction auction absolute online auction firearms tays realty auction auction absolute online auction firearms knives coins vehicles watches item 2008 c300 mercedes benz. Any advice in this regard would be greatly appreciated. Most other issues even when rectified will need to reset to remove the red lamp from the instrument cluster. The capacitors and regulators will be visible on the pcb.
It will save a great deal of time, money and frustration in the long run — replacing parts as a guess! If they are covering under warranty thats great! Best regards Steve Hi Steve, I had a great experience with a Mercedes specialist on my 1999 W210. Srs malfunction front left mercedesbenz forum click image for larger version name fullsizerender1 views 299 size. Better half gets in and we move off and the message goes Turned everything off then on and still no message and nothing since even after she got out. I have big problim with my mb w211 let me i will start how come this tired!!! The vehicle was taken back to the dealer and the vehicle was repaired however, the failure recurred. Anyway, I pulled the two seat belt wires drivers side from the yellow harness and connected them together. I would check under the seat again to make sure that any wires that are connected to the explosive belt retractors are secure and pushed firmly home as well as double checking the compatibility and wiring on the seat pad emulator you have purchased.
If you are interested in advertising a for-profit service,. This reply is probably way to late, but I just happened to come accross it while online. Its a long shot, but it could be this — as the spring rotation would stutter on a turn and make a sort of clunk or in some cases a low boing sound when turning the steering even stationary. In the passenger seat there is an electronic pad that sensors whether the seat is occupied and therefore switches the passenger air bag on or off. I wonder if you might provide some insight. The cable appears to be as factory fitted and it wore through the insulation on the steering column support. The chart to see what these fuses go to are usually in the Owner's Manual.
This will then have to be reset with the dealer tool. Mercedes told me today I don¿T have a recall for airbags but I think it is a takata airbag problem that's hasn¿T been reported for my vehicle yet. Best regards Steve Hi Pablo, No problem. Now you need a compatible code reader! If this does not work, you will have to identify which front seat buckle is faulty and replace it. This switch gets corroded with all kinds of sand, dirt and grime that falls into the buckle. This malfunction has the potential to be catastrophic. Today I went out to shop and when I returned to the car, it just does not start.
The manufacturer was not made aware of the issue. Situation could be potentially dangerous if happens on a highway and it warrants attention. Is there supposed to be some resistance between the wires when the seatbelt is connected? All the best Steve Good day to you. It may be worth checking the passenger side too. All the best Steve Thanks for your very helpful comment and the video Steve.
The van was drivable, but the brake lights were always on ans it blew a 7. The following day, I received a phone call from new country motor cars Mercedes Benz of hartford, ct stating that they have not heard of this problem and its very unlikely that it was associated with the recent recall regarding this vehicle. The dealer buckhead Mercedes in atlanta, Georgia confirmed that the part was not available for the recall remedy. The most common problem is with the rear brake lamps or the pedal switch faulty above the brake, both are a cheap fix. I am very afraid to drive this vehicle. Removed left front seat to remove and replace faulty belt buckle.
If so it sounds like it has become disconnected somehow or is faulty. The pods of that era had electrical regulator issues on the cluster and the fault may be connected, though uncertain. How To Reset Airbag Light On A Dodge. If the light os on then the airbag system is disabled and will not work in a collision. This resulted in a hot wire between the fuse board and this point which in turn melted a few critical wires around it before the fuse blew.