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JackD
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« on: January 27, 2014, 02:39:33 pm »

For Sprinter owners - there is a 20 amp fuse - I think it's a-23 that Mercedes has recommended to be replaced with a 25... This is in the starting circuit  and the mechanic just told me the new units are still coming through with the 20s --- I don't think its a big issue, but you might want to replace, or tell your mechanic...
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« Reply #1 on: February 14, 2014, 01:06:21 pm »

What is this fuse for?   Has Mercedes put out an official notice on this?  Thank you.
Still must find why my Sprinter battery (under driver's feet) has a slow drain.   
It is a mystery.  Do not know where to go....Dodge?  Mercedes?  An auto electric shop?
Any input will be welcomed.   Do not want to have mega-hours on work order....just want it fixed so it can
be used.   Yikes...
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JackD
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« Reply #2 on: February 15, 2014, 04:35:42 pm »

As I understand it the fuse is in the starting circuit, but not critical. I was having other work done and it was replaced - the mechanic said they were still coming through with the 20 amp
Anyway he replaced, yes, Mercedes has sent out a directive.
On your battery there's obviously a short someplace. I would go to a Mercedes dealer that services Sprinters - it should be under warranty if your rig is under 3 yrs ' 36k miles. More dealers
Are servicing sprinters since they are gaining popularity commercially.
Good luck,
Jack
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