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My front parking sensor is coming on when bring the car to a

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My front parking sensor is coming on when bring the car to a stop
JA: Which particular sensor are you asking about? And have any trouble codes been triggered?
Customer: No codes indicated , just all orange and red lights were coming on when stopping. Windscreen recently replaced and recalibrate, any connection
JA: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?
Customer: E350, 2010
JA: Are you fixing your E350 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: No, I have an electrical and mechanical WarrantWise policy so I will hopefully get repair through that
JA: Anything else you want the Mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: No
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
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Customer: replied 3 months ago.
Earlier when I got to Inverness the fault changed to just 2 orange lights coming on, no alarm beeps but sensors definitely not working
Customer: replied 3 months ago.
P.S. rear sensors working fine
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Expert:  Stephen Rothwell replied 3 months ago.


Thank you for your question and sorry for the delay in replying.

My name is Steve and I am a fully qualified vehicle technician with over 30 years in the trade, hopefully I can help.

From the information i have there is no connection between the screen and the parking system on your vehicle.

From your description I believe this may just be a coincidence. The parking sensors are activated when the vehicle drops down to parking speed and I would suspect that the fault is either with one of the front sensors or the wiring connection to the sensor. It is possible that water may have contaminated the plug and caused a short within the system.

It may just need the plugs on each sensor removing and drying out, or it may need a new sensor, hopefully this will be covered by your warrantwise policy.

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