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Mercedes SAM – Signal Acquisition Module Explained

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SPONSORED LINKS What is a Mercedes SAM module SAM stands for Signal Acquisition Module. A SAM module (also called Signal Actuation Module) receives data from sensors, switches, and controllers, and can send data, actuate (activate) components and monitor systems. Mercedes-Benz has been using SAM modules since the mid-90s. Symptoms of a defective Mercedes SAM …

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Mercedes – 722.9 7G-Tronic Valve Body & Conductor Plate – Must Read

Defective valve body and conductor plate issues have effected many Mercedes-Benz cars equipped with 722.9 7G Tronic Automatic Transmissions. If these parts fail they will require replacement in order to extend the life of the transmission. The early 722.9 transmissions installed on Mercedes-Benz models between 2004-2008 had a higher failure rate. …

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Mysterious Battery Drain

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Battery Drain Does your Mercedes-Benz battery slowly drain? Battery is dead every morning? Does the Mercedes-Benz battery die when you have the car parked overnight or leave it parked for a few days? This step by step guide will explain  how to troubleshoot this problem, the basics of battery drain …

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Mercedes-Benz SRS Airbag Light Flashing

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Mercedes SRS light flashing?  SRS stands for Supplemental Restraint System, any it is refered as the SRS or Airbag Warning Light. This could be because the AirBag Control Unit is not programmed correctly. SRS Control Unit is not parameterized or as some may refer taught-in. This can cause the blinking of …

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Mercedes-Benz MBZ Acronym List and Abbreviations

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Mercedes-Benz MBZ Acronym List and Abbreviations Here is a list of Mercedes-Benz MBZ Acronym List and Abbreviations. Use the search function to look up any abbreviations or codes. Download Mercedes-Benz Acronym and Abbreviations List PDF What do Mercedes-Benz car model names mean? Wondering what the model names mean for the E-Class, SLK-Class, …

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COMPUTING DATA PLEASE WAIT Igntion New Key Problem

You insert the key into the ignition, but your Mercedes-Benz won’t start or crank. You notice that in the instrument cluster you get the message “Computing Data Please Wait” and the key symbol as shown in the picture above. The reason this happens is either because you are using a new …

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