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Angry my new project 2004 slk32 amg front end crash

Hi guys my name is Luke iam new to the forum .. iam coming to see if anybody can help me with my crashed 2004 slk32 amg project??? (will post pics tomorrow) my problem is that the car will not crank over ... it gets power to everything radio ,windows ,etc but no crank .. i have a blown airbag .. and i picked up a used one on ebay .. i sent out the ecu to get the cu crash date erased but they said the ecu is no good ... my question is can i used a seconded hand one one or do need a new one??? And can anybody tell me where i can find a crash sensors for the ffront??????
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The ecu is the heart of all the ( very extensive ) electronics in the slk. Any replacement components will need coding to the car. Replacing the ecu will probably entail getting the gearbox, central locking, keys and instrument cluster matched to the new ecu.

A second hand unit may be useable but you are going to learn a LOT abour merc electronics in the process! I suggest seeking out either a hobbyist with a full mercedes programming setup or an indy. Either that or consider selling your soul, kids and partner to the local Merc dealership!
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Your project sounds ambitious. Good luck. Keep us posted.
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Hi, welcome from the North of Scotland. Good luck with your project.


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