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BATTERY/ALTERNATOR VISIT WORKSHOP DIY

Typically you get BATTERY/ALTERNATOR VISIT WORKSHOP warning when the electrical system voltage in the car is below 12.6 volt. When the car is running the alternator produces electricity and the voltage should be above 13.5 volt. If you have a multimeter like this one, you can connect it to the battery terminals …

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Mercedes Benz balance shaft engine issues. How to check by VIN. M272/273

Mercedes-Benz balance shaft problems and how to check your car. Mercedes-Benz V6 and V8 engines had timing chain problems caused by balance shaft and idler gear failures. Mercedes produced certain models with defective gears in their balance shafts (M272 engines) or with defective idle gears ( M273 engines). These faulty gears wear …

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