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MB Diagnostic Trouble Codes.

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Mercedes-Benz Diagnostic Trouble Codes (DTC) for 1996+ models
Powertrain
P0100
P0101
P0102
P0103
P0104
P0105
P0106
Problem
P0107
P0108
P0109
P0110
P0111
P0112
P0113
P0114
P0115
P0116
P0117
P0118
P0119
P0120
P0121
Problem
P0122
P0123
P0124
P0125
P0126
P0130
right)
P0131
P0132
P0133
P0134
P0135
P0136
P0137
P0138
P0139
P0140
P0141
P0142
P0143
P0144
P0145
P0146
P0147
P0150
P0151
P0152
P0153
P0154
P0155
P0156
P0157
P0158
P0159
P0160
P0161
P0162
P0163
P0164
P0165

Mass or Volume Air Flow Circuit Malfunction


Mass or Volume Air Flow Circuit Range/Performance Problem
Mass or Volume Air Flow Circuit Low Input
Mass or Volume Air Flow Circuit High Input
Mass or Volume Air Flow Circuit Intermittent
Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit Malfunction
Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit Range/Performance
Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit Low Input
Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit High Input
Manifold Absolute Pressure/Barometric Pressure Circuit Intermittent
Intake Air Temperature Circuit Malfunction
Intake Air Temperature Circuit Range/Performance Problem
Intake Air Temperature Circuit Low Input
Intake Air Temperature Circuit High Input
Intake Air Temperature Circuit Intermittent
Engine Coolant Temperature Circuit Malfunction
Engine Coolant Temperature Circuit Range/Performance Problem
Engine Coolant Temperature Circuit Low Input
Engine Coolant Temperature Circuit High Input
Engine Coolant Temperature Circuit Intermittent
Throttle/Petal Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Malfunction
Throttle/Petal Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Range/Performance
Throttle/Petal Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Low Input
Throttle/Petal Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit High Input
Throttle/Petal Position Sensor/Switch A Circuit Intermittent
Insufficient Coolant Temperature for Closed Loop Fuel Control
Insufficient Coolant Temperature for Stable Operation
O2 Sensor Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 Sensor 1, open circuit bef cat
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2
O2

Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor
Sensor

Circuit Low Voltage (Bank 1 Sensor 1)


Circuit High Voltage (Bank 1 Sensor 1)
Circuit Slow Response (Bank 1 Sensor 1)
Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 1 Sensor 1)
Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 Sensor 1)
Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 Sensor 2)
Circuit Low Voltage (Bank 1 Sensor 2)
Circuit High Voltage (Bank 1 Sensor 2)
Circuit Slow Response (Bank 1 Sensor 2)
Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 1 Sensor 2)
Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 Sensor 2)
Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 Sensor 3)
Circuit Low Voltage (Bank 1 Sensor 3)
Circuit High Voltage (Bank 1 Sensor 3)
Circuit Slow Response (Bank 1 Sensor 3)
Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 1 Sensor 3)
Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 Sensor 3)
Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2 Sensor 1, open circuit before cat)
Circuit Low Voltage (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
Circuit High Voltage (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
Circuit Slow Response (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2 Sensor 2)
Circuit Low Voltage (Bank 2 Sensor 2)
Circuit High Voltage (Bank 2 Sensor 2)
Circuit Slow Response (Bank 2 Sensor 2)
Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 2 Sensor 2)
Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2 Sensor 2)
Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2 Sensor 3)
Circuit Low Voltage (Bank 2 Sensor 3)
Circuit High Voltage (Bank 2 Sensor 3)
Circuit Slow Response (Bank 2 Sensor 3)
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P0166
P0167
P0170
P0171
P0172
P0173
P0174
P0175
P0176
P0177
P0178
P0179
P0180
P0181
P0182
P0183
P0184
P0185
P0186
P0187
P0188
P0189
P0190
P0191
P0192
P0193
P0194
P0195
P0196
P0197
P0198
P0199
P0200
P0201
P0202
P0203
P0204
P0205
P0206
P0207
P0208
P0209
P0210
P0211
P0212
P0213
P0214
P0215
P0216
P0217
P0218
P0219
P0220
P0221
Problem
P0222
P0223
P0224
P0225
P0226
Problem
P0227
P0228
P0229
P0230
P0231
P0232
P0233

MB Diagnostic Trouble Codes.txt


O2 Sensor Circuit No Activity Detected (Bank 2 Sensor 3)
O2 Sensor Heater Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2 Sensor 3)
Fuel Trim Malfunction (Bank 1) ) check vaccum leaks first or
System too Lean (Bank 1)
) faulty MAF (mass air flow) sensor
System too Rich (Bank 1)
)
Fuel Trim Malfunction (Bank 2) )
System too Lean (Bank 2)
)
System too Rich (Bank 2)
)
Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Malfunction
Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit Low Input
Fuel Composition Sensor Circuit High Input
Fuel Temperature Sensor A Circuit Malfunction
Fuel Temperature Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance
Fuel Temperature Sensor A Circuit Low Input
Fuel Temperature Sensor A Circuit High Input
Fuel Temperature Sensor A Circuit Intermittent
Fuel Temperature Sensor B Circuit Malfunction
Fuel Temperature Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
Fuel Temperature Sensor B Circuit Low Input
Fuel Temperature Sensor B Circuit High Input
Fuel Temperature Sensor B Circuit Intermittent
Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Malfunction
Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Low Input
Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit High Input
Fuel Rail Pressure Sensor Circuit Intermittent
Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Malfunction
Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Range/Performance
Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Low
Engine Oil Temperature Sensor High
Engine Oil Temperature Sensor Intermittent
Injector Circuit Malfunction
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 1
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 2
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 3
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 4
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 5
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 6
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 7
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 8
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 9
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 10
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 11
Injector Circuit Malfunction - Cylinder 12
Cold Start Injector 1 Malfunction
Cold Start Injector 2 Malfunction
Engine Shutoff Solenoid Malfunction
Injection Timing Control Circuit Malfunction
Engine Overtemp Condition
Transmission Over Temperature Condition
Engine Overspeed Condition
Throttle/Petal Position Sensor/Switch B Circuit Malfunction
Throttle/Petal Position Sensor/Switch B Circuit Range/Performance
Throttle/Petal
Throttle/Petal
Throttle/Petal
Throttle/Petal
Throttle/Petal

Position
Position
Position
Position
Position

Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch

B
B
B
C
C

Circuit
Circuit
Circuit
Circuit
Circuit

Low Input
High Input
Intermittent
Malfunction
Range/Performance

Throttle/Petal Position Sensor/Switch C Circuit Low Input


Throttle/Petal Position Sensor/Switch C Circuit High Input
Throttle/Petal Position Sensor/Switch C Circuit Intermittent
Fuel Pump Primary Circuit Malfunction
Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit Low
Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit High
Fuel Pump Secondary Circuit Intermittent
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MB Diagnostic Trouble Codes.txt


P0234
Engine Overboost Condition
P0235
Turbocharger Boost Sensor A Circuit Malfunction
P0236
Turbocharger Boost Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance
P0237
Turbocharger Boost Sensor A Circuit Low
P0238
Turbocharger Boost Sensor A Circuit High
P0239
Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Malfunction
P0240
Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
P0241
Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit Low
P0242
Turbocharger Boost Sensor B Circuit High
P0243
Turbocharger Wastegate Solenoid A Malfunction
P0244
Turbocharger Wastegate Solenoid A Range/Performance
P0245
Turbocharger Wastegate Solenoid A Low
P0246
Turbocharger Wastegate Solenoid A High
P0247
Turbocharger Wastegate Solenoid B Malfunction
P0248
Turbocharger Wastegate Solenoid B Range/Performance
P0249
Turbocharger Wastegate Solenoid B Low
P0250
Turbocharger Wastegate Solenoid B High
P0251
Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control "A" Malfunction
(Cam/Rotor/Injector)
P0252
Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control "A" Range/Performance
(Cam/Rotor/Injector)
P0253
Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control "A" Low (Cam/Rotor/Injector)
P0254
Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control "A" High (Cam/Rotor/Injector)
P0255
Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control "A" Intermittent
(Cam/Rotor/Injector)
P0256
Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control "B" Malfunction
(Cam/Rotor/Injector)
P0257
Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control "B" Range/Performance
(Cam/Rotor/Injector)
P0258
Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control "B" Low (Cam/Rotor/Injector)
P0259
Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control "B" High (Cam/Rotor/Injector)
P0260
Injection Pump Fuel Metering Control "B" Intermittent
(Cam/Rotor/Injector)
P0261
Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit Low
P0262
Cylinder 1 Injector Circuit High
P0263
Cylinder 1 Contribution/Balance Fault
P0264
Cylinder 2 Injector Circuit Low
P0265
Cylinder 2 Injector Circuit High
P0266
Cylinder 2 Contribution/Balance Fault
P0267
Cylinder 3 Injector Circuit Low
P0268
Cylinder 3 Injector Circuit High
P0269
Cylinder 3 Contribution/Balance Fault
P0270
Cylinder 4 Injector Circuit Low
P0271
Cylinder 4 Injector Circuit High
P0272
Cylinder 4 Contribution/Balance Fault
P0273
Cylinder 5 Injector Circuit Low
P0274
Cylinder 5 Injector Circuit High
P0275
Cylinder 5 Contribution/Balance Fault
P0276
Cylinder 6 Injector Circuit Low
P0277
Cylinder 6 Injector Circuit High
P0278
Cylinder 6 Contribution/Balance Fault
P0279
Cylinder 7 Injector Circuit Low
P0280
Cylinder 7 Injector Circuit High
P0281
Cylinder 7 Contribution/Balance Fault
P0282
Cylinder 8 Injector Circuit Low
P0283
Cylinder 8 Injector Circuit High
P0284
Cylinder 8 Contribution/Balance Fault
P0285
Cylinder 9 Injector Circuit Low
P0286
Cylinder 9 Injector Circuit High
P0287
Cylinder 9 Contribution/Balance Fault
P0288
Cylinder 10 Injector Circuit Low
P0289
Cylinder 10 Injector Circuit High
P0290
Cylinder 10 Contribution/Balance Fault
P0291
Cylinder 11 Injector Circuit Low
P0292
Cylinder 11 Injector Circuit High
P0293
Cylinder 11 Contribution/Balance Fault
P0294
Cylinder 12 Injector Circuit Low
P0295
Cylinder 12 Injector Circuit High
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P0296
P0300
P0301
P0302
P0303
P0304
P0305
P0306
P0307
P0308
P0309
P0311
P0312
P0320
P0321
P0322
P0323
P0325
P0326
P0327
P0328
P0329
P0330
P0331
P0332
P0333
P0334
P0335
P0336
P0337
P0338
P0339
P0340
P0341
P0342
P0343
P0344
P0350
P0351
P0352
P0353
P0354
P0355
P0356
P0357
P0358
P0359
P0360
P0361
P0362
P0370
P0371
P0372
P0373
P0374
P0375
P0376
P0377
P0378
P0379
P0380
P0381
P0382
P0385
P0386
P0387
P0388
P0389

MB Diagnostic Trouble Codes.txt


Cylinder 12 Contribution/Range Fault
Random/Multiple Cylinder Misfire Detected
Cylinder 1 Misfire Detected
Cylinder 2 Misfire Detected
Cylinder 3 Misfire Detected
Cylinder 4 Misfire Detected
Cylinder 5 Misfire Detected
Cylinder 6 Misfire Detected
Cylinder 7 Misfire Detected
Cylinder 8 Misfire Detected
Cylinder 9 Misfire Detected
Cylinder 11 Misfire Detected
Cylinder 12 Misfire Detected
Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Malfunction
Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Range/Performance
Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit No Signal
Ignition/Distributor Engine Speed Input Circuit Intermittent
Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Malfunction (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)
Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)
Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Low Input (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)
Knock Sensor 1 Circuit High Input (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)
Knock Sensor 1 Circuit Intermittent (Bank 1 or Single Sensor)
Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Malfunction (Bank 2)
Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 2)
Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Low Input (Bank 2)
Knock Sensor 2 Circuit High Input (Bank 2)
Knock Sensor 2 Circuit Intermittent (Bank 2)
Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Malfunction (L5)
Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Range/Performance
Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Low Input
Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit High Input
Crankshaft Position Sensor A Circuit Intermittent
Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction
Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Low Input
Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit High Input
Camshaft Position Sensor Circuit Intermittent
Ignition Coil Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil A Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil B Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil C Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil D Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil E Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil F Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil G Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil H Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil I Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil J Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil K Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Ignition Coil L Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction
Timing Reference High Resolution Signal A Malfunction
Timing Reference High Resolution Signal A Too Many Pulses
Timing Reference High Resolution Signal A Too Few Pulses
Timing Reference High Resolution Signal A Intermittent/Erratic Pulses
Timing Reference High Resolution Signal A No Pulses
Timing Reference High Resolution Signal B Malfunction
Timing Reference High Resolution Signal B Too Many Pulses
Timing Reference High Resolution Signal B Too Few Pulses
Timing Reference High Resolution Signal B Intermittent/Erratic Pulses
Timing Reference High Resolution Signal B No Pulses
Glow Plug/Heater Circuit "A" Malfunction
Glow Plug/Heater Indicator Circuit Malfunction
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Malfunction
Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit Malfunction
Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit Range/Performance
Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit Low Input
Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit High Input
Crankshaft Position Sensor B Circuit Intermittent
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MB Diagnostic Trouble Codes.txt


P0400
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Malfunction
P0401
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Insufficient Detected
P0402
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Flow Excessive Detected
P0403
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Circuit Malfunction
P0404
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Circuit Range/Performance
P0405
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor A Circuit Low
P0406
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor A Circuit High
P0407
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor B Circuit Low
P0408
Exhaust Gas Recirculation Sensor B Circuit High
P0410
Secondary Air Injection System Malfunction
P0411
Secondary Air Injection System Incorrect Flow Detected
P0412
Secondary Air Injection System Switching Valve A Circuit Malfunction
P0413
Secondary Air Injection System Switching Valve A Circuit Open
P0414
Secondary Air Injection System Switching Valve A Circuit Shorted
P0415
Secondary Air Injection System Switching Valve B Circuit Malfunction
P0416
Secondary Air Injection System Switching Valve B Circuit Open
P0417
Secondary Air Injection System Switching Valve B Circuit Shorted
P0418
Secondary Air Injection System Relay "A" Circuit Malfunction
P0419
Secondary Air Injection System Relay "B" Circuit Malfunction
P0420
Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)
P0421
Warm Up Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)
P0422
Main Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)
P0423
Heated Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)
P0424
Heated Catalyst Temperature Below Threshold (Bank 1)
P0430
Catalyst System Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 2)
P0431
Warm Up Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 2)
P0432
Main Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 2)
P0433
Heated Catalyst Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 2)
P0434
Heated Catalyst Temperature Below Threshold (Bank 2)
P0440
Evaporative Emission Control System Malfunction
P0441
Evaporative Emission Control System Incorrect Purge Flow
P0442
Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (small leak)
P0443
Evaporative Emission Control System Purge Control Valve Circuit
Malfunction
P0444
Evaporative Emission Control System Purge Control Valve Circuit Open
P0445
Evaporative Emission Control System Purge Control Valve Circuit Shorted
P0446
Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Control Circuit Malfunction
P0447
Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Control Circuit Open
P0448
Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Control Circuit Shorted
P0449
Evaporative Emission Control System Vent Valve/Solenoid Circuit
Malfunction
P0450
Evaporative Emission Control System Pressure Sensor Malfunction
P0451
Evaporative Emission Control System Pressure Sensor Range/Performance
P0452
Evaporative Emission Control System Pressure Sensor Low Input
P0453
Evaporative Emission Control System Pressure Sensor High Input
P0454
Evaporative Emission Control System Pressure Sensor Intermittent
P0455
Evaporative Emission Control System Leak Detected (gross leak)
P0460
Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Malfunction
P0461
Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
P0462
Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Low Input
P0463
Fuel Level Sensor Circuit High Input
P0464
Fuel Level Sensor Circuit Intermittent
P0465
Purge Flow Sensor Circuit Malfunction
P0466
Purge Flow Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
P0467
Purge Flow Sensor Circuit Low Input
P0468
Purge Flow Sensor Circuit High Input
P0469
Purge Flow Sensor Circuit Intermittent
P0470
Exhaust Pressure Sensor Malfunction
P0471
Exhaust Pressure Sensor Range/Performance
P0472
Exhaust Pressure Sensor Low
P0473
Exhaust Pressure Sensor High
P0474
Exhaust Pressure Sensor Intermittent
P0475
Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Malfunction
P0476
Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Range/Performance
P0477
Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Low
P0478
Exhaust Pressure Control Valve High
P0479
Exhaust Pressure Control Valve Intermittent
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P0480
P0481
P0482
P0483
P0484
P0485
P0500
P0501
P0502
P0503
P0505
P0506
P0507
P0510
P0520
P0521
P0522
P0523
P0530
P0531
P0532
P0533
P0534
P0550
P0551
P0552
P0553
P0554
P0560
P0561
P0562
P0563
P0565
P0566
P0567
P0568
P0569
P0570
P0571
P0572
P0573
P0574
P0575
P0576
P0576
P0578
P0579
P0580
P0600
P0601
P0602
P0603
P0604
P0605
P0606
P0608
P0609
P0620
P0621
P0622
P0650
P0654
P0655
P0656
P0700
P0701
P0702
P0703

MB Diagnostic Trouble Codes.txt


Cooling Fan 1 Control Circuit Malfunction
Cooling Fan 2 Control Circuit Malfunction
Cooling Fan 3 Control Circuit Malfunction
Cooling Fan Rationality Check Malfunction
Cooling Fan Circuit Over Current
Cooling Fan Power/Ground Circuit Malfunction
Vehicle Speed Sensor Malfunction
Vehicle Speed Sensor Range/Performance
Vehicle Speed Sensor Low Input
Vehicle Speed Sensor Intermittent/Erratic/High
Idle Control System Malfunction
Idle Control System RPM Lower Than Expected
Idle Control System RPM Higher Than Expected
Closed Throttle Position Switch Malfunction
Engine Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch Circuit Malfunction
Engine Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch Circuit Range/Performance
Engine Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch Circuit Low Voltage
Engine Oil Pressure Sensor/Switch Circuit High Voltage
A/C Refrigerant Pressure Sensor Circuit Malfunction
A/C Refrigerant Pressure Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
A/C Refrigerant Pressure Sensor Circuit Low Input
A/C Refrigerant Pressure Sensor Circuit High Input
Air Conditioner Refrigerant Charge Loss
Power Steering Pressure Sensor Circuit Malfunction
Power Steering Pressure Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
Power Steering Pressure Sensor Circuit Low Input
Power Steering Pressure Sensor Circuit High Input
Power Steering Pressure Sensor Circuit Intermittent
System Voltage Malfunction
System Voltage Unstable
System Voltage Low
System Voltage High
Cruise Control On Signal Malfunction
Cruise Control Off Signal Malfunction
Cruise Control Resume Signal Malfunction
Cruise Control Set Signal Malfunction
Cruise Control Coast Signal Malfunction
Cruise Control Accel Signal Malfunction
Cruise Control/Brake Switch A Circuit Malfunction
Cruise Control/Brake Switch A Circuit Low
Cruise Control/Brake Switch A Circuit High
Cruise Control Related Malfunction
Cruise Control Related Malfunction
Cruise Control Related Malfunction
Cruise Control Related Malfunction
Cruise Control Related Malfunction
Cruise Control Related Malfunction
Cruise Control Related Malfunction
Serial Communication Link Malfunction
Internal Control Module Memory Check Sum Error
Control Module Programming Error
Internal Control Module Keep Alive Memory (KAM) Error
Internal Control Module Random Access Memory (RAM) Error
Internal Control Module Read Only Memory (ROM) Error
PCM Processor Fault
Control Module VSS Output "A" Malfunction
Control Module VSS Output "B" Malfunction
Generator Control Circuit Malfunction
Generator Lamp "L" Control Circuit Malfunction
Generator Field "F" Control Circuit Malfunction
Malfunction Indicator Lamp (MIL) Control Circuit Malfunction
Engine RPM Output Circuit Malfunction
Engine Hot Lamp Output Control Circuit Malfucntion
Fuel Level Output Circuit Malfunction
Transmission Control System Malfunction
Transmission Control System Range/Performance
Transmission Control System Electrical
Torque Converter/Brake Switch B Circuit Malfunction
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P0704
P0705
P0706
P0707
P0708
P0709
P0710
P0711
P0712
P0713
P0714
P0715
P0716
P0717
P0718
P0719
P0720
P0721
P0722
P0723
P0724
P0725
P0726
P0727
P0728
P0730
P0731
P0732
P0733
P0734
P0735
P0736
P0740
P0741
P0742
P0743
P0744
P0745
P0746
P0747
P0748
P0749
P0750
P0751
P0752
P0753
P0754
P0755
P0756
P0757
P0758
P0759
P0760
P0761
P0762
P0763
P0764
P0765
P0766
P0767
P0768
P0769
P0770
P0771
P0772
P0773
P0774
P0780

MB Diagnostic Trouble Codes.txt


Clutch Switch Input Circuit Malfunction
Transmission Range Sensor Circuit malfunction (PRNDL Input)
Transmission Range Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
Transmission Range Sensor Circuit Low Input
Transmission Range Sensor Circuit High Input
Transmission Range Sensor Circuit Intermittent
Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Malfunction
Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Low Input
Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit High Input
Transmission Fluid Temperature Sensor Circuit Intermittent
Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction
Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit No Signal
Input/Turbine Speed Sensor Circuit Intermittent
Torque Converter/Brake Switch B Circuit Low
Output Speed Sensor Circuit Malfunction
Output Speed Sensor Range/Performance
Output Speed Sensor No Signal
Output Speed Sensor Intermittent
Torque Converter/Brake Switch B Circuit High
Engine Speed input Circuit Malfunction
Engine Speed Input Circuit Range/Performance
Engine Speed Input Circuit No Signal
Engine Speed Input Circuit Intermittent
Incorrect Gear Ratio
Gear 1 Incorrect ratio
Gear 2 Incorrect ratio
Gear 3 Incorrect ratio
Gear 4 Incorrect ratio
Gear 5 Incorrect ratio
Reverse incorrect gear ratio
Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Malfuction
Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Performance or Stuck Off
Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Stuck On
Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Electrical
Torque Converter Clutch Circuit Intermittent
Pressure Control Solenoid Malfunction
Pressure Control Solenoid Performance or Stuck Off
Pressure Control Solenoid Stuck On
Pressure Control Solenoid Electrical
Pressure Control Solenoid Intermittent
Shift Solenoid A Malfunction
Shift Solenoid A Performance or Stuck Off
Shift Solenoid A Stuck On
Shift Solenoid A Electrical
Shift Solenoid A Intermittent
Shift Solenoid B Malfunction
Shift Solenoid B Performance or Stuck Off
Shift Solenoid B Stuck On
Shift Solenoid B Electrical
Shift Solenoid B Intermittent
Shift Solenoid C Malfunction
Shift Solenoid C Performance or Stuck Off
Shift Solenoid C Stuck On
Shift Solenoid C Electrical
Shift Solenoid C Intermittent
Shift Solenoid D Malfunction
Shift Solenoid D Performance or Stuck Off
Shift Solenoid D Stuck On
Shift Solenoid D Electrical
Shift Solenoid D Intermittent
Shift Solenoid E Malfunction
Shift Solenoid E Performance or Stuck Off
Shift Solenoid E Stuck On
Shift Solenoid E Electrical
Shift Solenoid E Intermittent
Shift Malfunction
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P0781
P0782
P0783
P0784
P0785
P0786
P0787
P0788
P0789
P0790

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1-2 Shift Malfunction
2-3 Shift Malfunction
3-4 Shift Malfunction
4-5 Shift Malfunction
Shift/Timing Solenoid Malfunction
Shift/Timing Solenoid Range/Performance
Shift/Timing Solenoid Low
Shift/Timing Solenoid High
Shift/Timing Solenoid Intermittent
Normal/Performance Switch Circuit Malfunction

P0801
P0803
P0804
P0805
P0806
P0807
P0808
P0809
P0810
P0811
P0812
P0813
P0814
P0815
P0816
P0817
P0818
P0820
P0821
P0822
P0823
P0824
P0830
P0831
P0832
P0833
P0834
P0835

Reverse Inhibit Control Circuit Malfunction


1-4 Upshift (Skip Shift) Solenoid Control Circuit Malfunction
1-4 Upshift (Skip Shift) Lamp Control Circuit Malfunction
Clutch Position Sensor Circuit Malfunction
Clutch Position Sensor Circuit Range/Performance
Clutch Position Sensor Circuit Low
Clutch Position Sensor Circuit High
Clutch Position Sensor Circuit Intermittent Ckt
Clutch Position Control Malfunction
Clutch Slippage Excessive
Reverse Input Circuit Malfunction
Reverse Output Circuit Malfunction
Trans Range Display Circuit Malfunction
Upshift Switch Circuit Malfunction
Downshift Switch Circuit Malfunction
Starter Disable Circuit
Driveline Disconn. Switch Input
Gear Lever X-Y Sensor Circuit
Gear Lever X Sensor Circuit
Gear Lever Y Sensor Circuit
Gear Lever X Sensor Circuit Intermittent Ckt
Gear Lever Y Sensor Circuit Intermittent Ckt
Clutch Position Switch A Circuit Malfunction
Clutch Position Switch A Circuit Low
Clutch Position Switch A Circuit High
Clutch Position Switch B Circuit Malfunction
Clutch Position Switch B Circuit Low
Clutch Position Switch B Circuit High

P0836
P0837
P0838
P0839

4
4
4
4

P0840
P0841
P0842
P0843
P0844
P0845
P0846
P0847
P0848
P0849

Trans
Trans
Trans
Trans
Trans
Trans
Trans
Trans
Trans
Trans

P1000

Electronic Gear Selector Module: Defective N15/5

P1101
P1102
P1103
P1104

Ambient
Ambient
Ambient
Ambient

P1228

yet unknown code on 1997 C 220 CDI

P1345
P1346

problem with cables to hot film mass air flow sensor or HFM itself
problem with cables to hot film mass air flow sensor or HFM itself
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Wheel
Wheel
Wheel
Wheel

Drive
Drive
Drive
Drive

Fluid
Fluid
Fluid
Fluid
Fluid
Fluid
Fluid
Fluid
Fluid
Fluid

air
air
air
air

Switch
Switch
Switch
Switch

Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press
Press

Circuit Malfunction
CKT Range/Perf
Circuit Low
Circuit High

Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch
Sensor/Switch

temperature
temperature
temperature
temperature

display
display
display
display

A
A
A
A
A
B
B
B
B
B

Circuit Malfunction
CKT Range/Perf
Circuit Low
Circuit High
CKT Intermittent
Circuit Malfunction
CKT Range/Perf
Circuit Low
Circuit High
CKT Intermittent

temperature
temperature
temperature
temperature

sensor
sensor
sensor
sensor

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P1347
5 pin connector to hot film mass air flow sensor unplugged during two
key cycles
P1349
P1350
P1351
P1352

measured
measured
measured
measured

air
air
air
air

in
in
in
in

HFM
HFM
HFM
HFM

P1386

knock control

P1519

Idle Air Control Valve Circuit Failure

P1570
P1581

Intermittant No-Start Immobiliser Module


?

P1599
P1600

Ambient air temperature display temperature sensor


Ambient air temperature display temperature sensor

P1629
P1632
P1633
P1634
P1636

transmission
transmission
transmission
transmission
transmission

limp
limp
limp
limp
limp

sensor
sensor
sensor
sensor

home
home
home
home
home

due
due
due
due
due

unplausible
unplausible
unplausible
unplausible

to
to
to
to
to

under
under
under
under
under

compared
compared
compared
compared

to
to
to
to

throttle
throttle
throttle
throttle

flap
flap
flap
flap

voltage
voltage
voltage
voltage
voltage

P1747
Electronic Gear Selector Module: Defective Interaction of CAN with
control unit A1 (instrument cluster)
P1750
Electronic Gear Selector Module: Very low control unit supply voltage
P1831
P1832

Transfer case: Position motor, position sensor, power supply is faulty


Electronic Gear Selector Module: SHORT in circuit N15/5 output stage

P1857
P1858

ratio of HFM sensor signal to intake manifold pressure out of range


ratio of HFM sensor signal to intake manifold pressure out of range

P1910
P1912

Electronic Gear Selector Module: Control Unit over voltage


Electronic Gear Selector Module: Weak touch push button voltage

P1999

load limit is active

P2000
NOx Trap Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)
P2001
NOx Trap Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 2)
P2002
M44 (charge air cooler circulation pump)
P2003
Particulate Trap Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 1)
P2004
Particulate Trap Efficiency Below Threshold (Bank 2)
P2004
MAF sensor wire harness or connector problem (voltage low, high,
fluctuating, implausible)
P2006
MAF sensor disconnected with engine running
P2006/002 B17/8 Charge air temperature sensor: short circuit to positive or
open
P2013

cause 47155737/18893 Charcol canister shut-off valve leaking

P2016
P2085

Self adaptation of mixture formation from bank1/2 of cylinder is at


max/min limit at part throttle

P2017
P2086

Self adaptation of mixture formation from bank1/2 of cylinder is at


max/min limit at idle speed

P2025
P2026
P2027

fault with cable of intake air temperature sensor


5 pin HFM connector unplugged two key cycles
Intake air temperature too high/Check coolant pump& additional radiator

P2029
P2030
P2032

measured value of intake air temperature sensor implausible


measured value of intake air temperature sensor implausible
measured value of intake air temperature sensor implausible

P2031

Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Circuit (Bank 1 Sensor 2)


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P2032
P2033

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Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Circuit Low (Bank 1 Sensor 2)
Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Circuit High (Bank 1 Sensor 2)

P2034
Faulty crankshaft position sensor detected at startup due to camshaft
sensor, update software
P2039
P2040
P2041

Oil level sensor


Oil level sensor
Oil level sensor

If all three set in M112/M113, cable/wiring fault


If two of these are set, replace sensor
Applies to M-class with M112/M113 engines

P2069
P2070

Ambient air temperature display sensor


Ambient air temperature display sensor

P2080
1)
P2081

Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Circuit Range/Performance (Bank 1 Sensor

P2085
P2086

(see P2016)
(see P2017)

P202E
P208E

M16/6 Throttle valve actuator: Line transposed


M16/7 Recirculating air flap acuator: line transposed

P2089
P2090
P2091
P2092
P2093
P2094
P2095
P2096

(A)
(C)
(E)
(G)
(B)
(D)
(F)
(H)

P20E1
P2100
P2101

Charge air coolant circuit: charge air temperature is too high


Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit/Open
Throttle Actuator Control Motor Circuit Range/Performance

P2181
P2182

5 pin connector to hot film air mass sensor connection problem


5 pin connector to HFM unplugged during two key cycles

P2208

transmission:

P2200
P2201
P2767
P2768

transmission:
transmission:
transmission:
transmission:

Exhaust Gas Temperature Sensor Circuit intermittant (Bank 1 Sensor 1)

self
self
self
self
self
self
self
self

adaptation
adaptation
adaptation
adaptation
adaptation
adaptation
adaptation
adaptation

R
R
R
R
L
L
L
L

cyl
cyl
cyl
cyl
cyl
cyl
cyl
cyl

bank
bank
bank
bank
bank
bank
bank
bank

for
for
for
for
for
for
for
for

enrich
enlean
enrich
enlean
enrich
enlean
enrich
enlean

at
at
at
at
at
at
at
at

partial load above limit


partial load below limit
idle load above limit
idle load below limit
partial load above limit
partial load below limit
idle load above limit
idle load below limit

The speed of Y3/6n2 to Y3/6n3 is excessive


limp
limp
limp
limp

home,
home,
home,
home,

speed
speed
speed
speed

sensor
sensor
sensor
sensor

ring
ring
ring
ring

K1
K1
K1
K1

error
error
error
error

Body
B1000
HRA Headlamp range adjustment: Supply voltage of the control unit is too
low (undervoltage)
B1004
LCP Lower Control Panel: Control unit does not match vehicle type
B1021

CAN fault N10-1 or A37

B1056
Automatic Air Conditioning:
unit DCM-RL
B1132

Problem in CAN communication with control

Alarm activated via S62/7 glovebox switch

B1153
Component B48 (Front passenger seat occupied and child recognition)
has only detected one transponder (could also be memory card on front passenger
seat)
There is an external fault in the child recognition (could also be
memory card on front passenger seat)
B1201
B1213
B1214

Electric seat adjustment front left: Hall sensor front height M27m3
If seat memory installed: ext left rearview mirror voltage faulty
If seat memory installed: ext right rearview mirror voltage faulty
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B1226
B1227
B1128
B1229
B1230
B1231
B1232
B1233
B1234
B1235
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In-car temperature sensor (B10/4)
Outside temperature indicator temp sensor (014)
Heater core temperature (B10/1)
Heater core temperature (B10/1)
Evaporator temperature sensor (B10/6)
ECT sensor (B11/4)
Refrigerant pressure sensor (B12)
Refrigerant temperature sensor (B12/1)
Sun sensor (B32)
Emissions sensor (B31)
Refrigerant Fill

B1246
PTS Parktronic: A42b1 (left outer sensor, front bumper) The plug
connection has poor contact or is loose, or the sensor or cable is faulty
B1310
Left/Window airbag sensor is defective
B1315
Problem in Front passenger child seat recognition (could also be memory
card on front passenger seat)
Component B48 (Front passenger seat occupied and child recognition) has
only detected one transponder (could also be memory card on front passenger
seat)
B1416
Coolant circulation pump (M13)
B1417
Duovalve (Y21y1), left
B1418
Duovalve (Y21y2), right
B1419
Electromagnetic clutch (A9k1)
B1420
Idle speed increase
B1421
Pulse module (N05)
B1422
Series interface (K1) connection to instrument cluster (A1)
B1423
Switchover valve block (Y11)
B1424
Activated charcoal filler actuator (A32m2) open
B1425
Activated charcoal filler actuator (A32m2) closed
B1432
Non-USA DTC
B1459
Series interface (K2) connection to instrument cluster (A1)
B1462
Wide open throttle (WOT) position signal diesel engines
B1470

Fuel level sensor has on open

B1476

Airbag malfunction indicator and warning lamp is defective

B1481
HRA:
ground
B1489
HRA:
to positive
B1492
HRA:
positive
B1617
Part
B1618
Part
B1628
Part
defective.

Part E2m1 (Right headlamp range adjustment motor) has short to


Part E2m1 (Right headlamp range adjustment motor) has open or short
Part E1m1 (Left headlamp range adjustement motor) has short to
E19/1 (Left license plate lamp) is defective
E19/2 (Right license plate lamp) is defective
E2e5 (Turn signal lamp) in module E2 (Right front headlamp unit) is

B1703

Intermittant No Start in AAM Immobiliser Module

B1709

Component H3 alarm siren - not fitted or not coded

B1711

Alarm activated via hood switch S62

B1725

Alarm activated via ATA towing sensor in PSE)

B1729

PSE Pneumatic system doorlock Control Module A37

B1736
Navigation system's CD Player: Check General CD, Check CD data block,
Flimsy CD data
B1768
Faulty open data flap limit switch (0025) Front flap
B1773
HRA: Zero position programming has not yet been carried out or is not
possible
B1795

Fault in CAN communication with EIS control module


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B1850
Electric seat adjustment front right:
with DCM

CAN communication interrupted

B1858
Two-way radio signal. The progammed code is ok, but the programmable
code is not synchronised.
B1863
ECU)
B1864

Belt pretensioner driver's side resistance too high (stored in airbag


Belt pretensioner passenger's side resistance too high

B1867
Ignition circuit with component R12/9 (left front side airbag ignition
squib) has < Ohm
B1869
B1871
B1873

left rear side airbag ignition squib has < Ohms


right front side airbag ignition squib has < Ohms
right rear side airbag ignition squib has < Ohms

B1980

Fault at interface between trip computer and magnetic compass

B2708

Chassis
C1000
C1010
C1011
C1012
C1020
C1021
C1024
C1025
C1100
C1101
C1102
C1103
C1121
C1122
C1123
C1132
C1133
C1135

Traction System Control Module


Battery Voltage Low
ASR/ETS/ESP Circuit Open or Shorted
Battery Voltage High
CAN Communication Fault
CAN Communication With EA/CC/ISC Control Module Interrupted
CAN Communication With Engine Control Module Interrupted
CAN Communication BAS communication with ESP control unit faulty
Left Front Axle VSS Circuit Fault
Right Front Axle VSS Circuit Fault
ETS/ASR, ABS Left Axle VSS Circuit Fault
Right Rear Axle VSS Circuit Fault
AIRmatic: fault in component B24/3 (acceler. sensor)
AIRmatic: fault in component B24/4 (acceler. sensor)
AIRmatic: fault in component B24/6 (acceler. sensor)
AIRmatic: fault in component B22/8 (level sensor)
AIRmatic: fault in component B22/9 (level sensor)
AIRmatic: fault in component B22/3 (level sensor)

C1140
BAS light, play in steering column causes steering angle sensor to lose
memory(?)
C1140
Steering Angle Sensor N49
C1142
C1144

ABS Lateral Acceleration Sensor Open/Shorted


AIRmatic: fault in component B7 (pressure sensor)

C1140
C1145

ESP fault:
ESP fault:

C1185

Faulty BAS diaphragm travel sensor unit

pin 18,19,20 on ESP controller corroded


pin 18,19,20 on ESP controller corroded

C1200
Stop Light Switch Open/Shorted/misadjusted. Implausible as compared to
BAS diaphragm travel sensor input
C1200
BAS/ETS light on: Brake light switch gone bad, replace with
001-545-31-09
C1201
C1202
C1207
Brake light switch gone bad replaced with part# 001-545-31-09
C1303

Right Front Axle Solenoid Valve (Hold) Open/Shorted

C1304
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C1311
C1312
C1401
C1401

Switchover Solenoid Valve (Release) Open/Shorted


Master Cylinder Switchover Valve
High Pressure Return Pump Circuit Open/Shorted; Will Not Shut Off
High Pressure Return Pump A73N1

C1501
SPS P-Valve
C1504
BAS light, play in steering column causes steering angle sensor to lose
memory(?)
C1512
Brakes Overheated
C1600
Temperature After Engine Is Turned Off
New Systems
D004

(in AGW) control module switched off due to excessive temperature

D100
D101
D102
D103
D104
D105

MOST
MOST
MOST
MOST
MOST
MOST

D117

MOST configuration deviates from spec

D500

microphone 1 has short to ground

fault
fault
fault
fault
fault
fault

in
in
in
in
in
in

segment 0+1
CP segment 2
CP segment 2
segment 3
segment 4
segment 5

D640
CAN bus to control unit CGW (CAN D): CAN reception timeout of data of
control unit CGW
D662
Control unit Telecommunications is faulty: 'CTEL' transmitter and
receiver unit
N1100
N1101

TeleAid: No signal received from right side speed sensors.


TeleAid: No signal received from left side speed sensors.

N1111

MCS fault code:

N1112

MCS: Lost Communication between D2B master and other device

N1113

MCS: Lost Communication between D2B master and other device

N1116

MCS: Failure in D2B ring.

audio muted, CD changer briefly interrupted, updated SW

Fault in position 1 in D2B ring.

N1141
MCS fault code:
actual.

Set-actual configuration of D2B ring differs from

N1150

MCS fault code:

Unknown fault code: update to DAS > 04/2003

N1241

CD fault, CD can not be read.

90C7

ATA Fault Code in rear SAM:

9117

fault in CAN communication with control unit Telecommunication

9200
high
9210
high

SRS: the resistance value in the ignition circuit with R12/13 is too

9386

AGW no longer sends on CAN

Communication fault with component H3/1

SRS: the resistance value in the ignition circuit with R13/14 is too

This list is neither complete nor error free.


Additions/corrections welcome.
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