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Stan, Mercedes Technician
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battery ran flat on my 2001 slk 230, have fitted new battery,

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battery ran flat on my 2001 slk 230, have fitted new battery, car starts, runs irraticaly on tickover. will not respond to throttle, have been told it needs a mercedes specialist to sort it out. have scanned it with snap on verus diagnostics, code P1580 keeps appearing. Any advice would be helpfull, thank you Dave
Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Stan replied 4 years ago.
Stan :

Hello Dave,
The P1580 can be caused by lost throttle valve adaptation during the disconnected battery. Star Diagnosis computer used by dealers and some independent MB specialists can re-teach the throttle valve.

Best Regards,