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2002 Mercedes-Benz CL500 Question: i went through a flood my abs light came on first then when i stopped my speedo

 

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scotty123, Jacksonville, FL, January 06, 2012, 22:31
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wasnt working my engine light came on and my esp was knackered and the car went into limp mode i took it to my mechanic who tried to put his star machine on it but it couldnt read anything because it couldnt get into the esp programme his sugestion was to get another esp which im in the middle of doing this has been a total nightmare

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    3000GTRICKS3000GT January 06, 2012, 23:35
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    THE BEST THING TO DO WHEN ELECTRICAL SYSTEMS GET WET IS TO DISCONECT THE POWER TILL DRY, UNHOOK THE BATTERY AND LET THE CAR SIT FOR A COUPLE DAYS TO DRY OUT THE WIRING THEN HOOK THE BATTERY BACK UP. THIS WILL RESET THE ESP AND HOPEFULLY IT WILL WORK IF THERE IS NO DAMAGE FROM THE WATER TO THE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM.

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