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Old 10-09-2012, 11:32 AM   #1
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Hi, My car jumps or dies out when I try to give it gas - Help plse


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Old 10-09-2012, 11:39 AM   #2
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First thing you need to do is have the fault codes read out using diagnostic equipment and then post the codes here and I can help you to diagnose the problem.
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Old 10-11-2012, 03:01 PM   #3
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Hi thanks for responding. I had the codes read and there are none. The only thing that shows are a BAS ASR
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First thing you need to do is have the fault codes read out using diagnostic equipment and then post the codes here and I can help you to diagnose the problem.
hi I had my codes read but nothing - the only thing that is on is the BAS ASR light?? any ideas? thanks for your help!
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hi I had my codes read but nothing - the only thing that is on is the BAS ASR light?? any ideas? thanks for your help!
What was the fault code on the BAS/ASR system? Faults on the ASR will kill the engine power.
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the guy said their are no codes
I dont think he had the equipment to check the BAS ASR system?
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the guy said their are no codes
I dont think he had the equipment to check the BAS ASR system?
He most probably used an OBD II unit and checked the drivetrain only, you need someone who can test the body, ie ASR. ASR faults will kill engine power and it does this for good reason, without the ASR functioning correctly the car is not stable under power.

I am fairly confident that if you fix the ASR/BAS problem the engine will perform normally again.
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Thanks, I will have it checked
what about a fuel filter? I dont think it has been changed for a loooong time
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Thanks, I will have it checked
what about a fuel filter? I dont think it has been changed for a loooong time
Benz engines really do not work well with bad fuel particles so it is advisable to change the filter, but your first objective is to find the ASR/BAS fault codes then we can take it from there.
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