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Experience:  BEng hons Mech engineering, in auto industry 22 years
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mercedes s320 cdi

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Hi I have a mercedes s320 cdi 2001 and the 60 amp fuse under the drivers side front carpet keeps blowing so I end up with no ignition lights etc etc would this be a starter motor or alternator issue ?
Also where does the two red wires go to from the EIS

Kind Regards
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Shantal-Mod replied 4 years ago.

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Expert:  Mike replied 4 years ago.
Hello and Welcome -

My name is XXXXX XXXXX Im happy to help you .

Can you please tell me if you have any diagnostic results for this issue thus far - ?

Rgds, MIKE.......................................
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi Mike


Sorry for late the late reply. i have no diagnostic has there is no power.

turn key to 2 position no ignition lights etc I've changed the 60 amp fuse turn key get ignition lights then fuse blows again.cannot turn engine over..i'm trying to get hold a wiring diagram for my car but no luck.

Hope to hear from you soon

Kind Regards


Expert:  Mike replied 4 years ago.

Hello again Alan -


I do apologise Alan - - the truth is Ive been struggling with an illness this last few weeks so Ive struggled to get back to you - I do apologise.


Im back now - as you can see...! - so lets progress with this ..


Just before we do - Can you give me the cars FULL reg number please..

Rgds, MIKE.............................