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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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Hi,the battery on my ambiente 230 went flat due to a bizarre

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Hi,the battery on my ambiente 230 went flat due to a bizarre fault , the radio switched itself on even with the face plate taken off . Now the car won't start the RAC think that the immobilizer has kicked in and it all needs resetting.
2 questions :
When the engine is turned off the radio turns itself on and flattens the battery, how do I stop this ?
how do I reset the immobilizer ?


Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
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