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It happens on straight roads and very regularly
I have a Mercedes 2002 C240. We've had the car no more than a year and have replaced atleast 10 lamps (brake lights, head lights, fog lights, marker lamps, turning lights) Anyhow, about a month ago we were driving and we came to a red light, once the light changed we tried to accelerate but the car wouldn't accelerate. It didn't die but it wouldn't accelerate at all & on the screen it read "ESP". We didn't think too much of it because I read a little about about ESP having to do with traction, steering & etc so I thought maybe we had slid in the rain. It didn't happen anymore until Christmas Eve once and then the very next day (Christmas Day) once. Yesterday on our drive home from work it happened atleast 4-5 times in a row almost everytime we stopped completely at a red light or stop sign. This morning I drove it 25 or so miles with no problems. The most I can gather from researching this problem it is more than likely a faulty brake light switch, which makes sense that it only does it after the brake is used to stop and then to try to accelerate. Has anyone had a similar problem? If so how did you get fixed? Tafel motors is not an option. They are really expensive and we have had such bad experiences from them in the past. Any advice will be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
Help me PLEASE. My father owns a 2002 Mercedes C240 that I drive as well. Lately when we come to a stop or even begin to slow down the car will not lose power but will not accelerate & on the screen it reads ESP. The only way to fix it is to shut the car off & back on and then its fine until the next time it occurs which has been very spontaneously; it first happened about 2 weeks ago and then didn't happen anymore until Christmas Eve once, then Christmas Day once, and then yesterday it happened almost every time we stopped which was atleast 4-5 times. I drove it about 20 miles today and it was fine. My father is very stressed because he doesn't have a lot of money but he needs his car for work. Tafel motors has always overcharged him for not so great work so they are not an option. Does anyone know what is wrong with our car? From what I've read it seems it may be a faulty brake light switch. Does anyone know where we can get it fixed that isn't going to be too expensive?
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My 2002 Mercedes bens c240 the light for check engine is on, I took it to the auto zone to check it on the computer but they couldn't fine the computer.
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Anyone has any suggestion?