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#1 Old 09-04-2009
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hi all at last iv found a site suited to me i have a 01 slk 230 and the yellow warning light came on a couple of times yesterday it looks like a fuel tank with a wave going through it and a filler neck and side pipe iv checked oil and coolant all seems ok it on the left side of steering wheel any ideas what caused it to come on many thx brad
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Welcome from London! Low fuel warning? (No clue, I'm a R171 kinda guy...)



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thx for welcome messages but can any one answer my question plz many thx brad
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brad do you have a manual? and do you need to know what the warning means?


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thx for welcome messages but can any one answer my question plz many thx brad
Play nice! It's only been two hours since you posted your question, and most of us online at the moment are R171 owners.

I'd personally say look at page 69 on your owners manual!





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by his description i would say the low coolant picture


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I'd agree Jeff - was trying to remember what it looked like on the C class and that's the only one that really makes sense.



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maybe brad will updte his profile soon?


Please update your location/vehicle (model and yr) in your profile as it helps the members answer any questions you might have based on locale and model.
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If your level is full, could it be a faulty sensor?

Just curious...when it came on were you stopped or driving, making a turn left or right?

Just trying to get more info for an educated guess.

In the U.S. we have AutoZone parts stores that will do a free code check. Maybe you can find a place to get the codes checked for free. If not, then I would head to the dealer for a code check.

And oh yeah, Welcome to the site.
Were all a bunch of freindly folks around here. We may not know the answers to your questions but we will still want to welcome you to the site.

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Welcome Brad.

So, you've checked the coolant level, and it's ok?
According to the owners manual....

"If the coolant level is correct, the radiator fan is faulty.
If the coolant temperature is below 125 deg C, drive on to the next Mercedes-Benz Service Station".

Hope this helps.
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thx for replys although i said coolant level was fine id checked it when car was warm having since checked when cold found the level to be below min level have since topped up with new coolant and all seems fine now will keep an eye on it many thx guys the one who put the picture of all warning lights many thx most helpful
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