Installing a new control unit to replace the failed one is only half the job. With various combinations of options available on the same model, the new unit has to learn which are installed and how to work with them.
Since the early ‘90s, Mercedes-Benz has developed its Controller Area Network (CAN) to control how components communicate with each other and with us through our Compact III or Basic. How has this evolved, and what does it mean to diagnosis and repair?
Automobile emissions are a hot topic among environmentalists, drivers and technicians. Mercedes-Benz vehicles utilize emissions systems, such as Exhaust Gas Recirculation, to reduce harmful pollutants.