Date registered: Oct 2004
Vehicle: '99 E320, '01 E320 wagon, '01 E320
Location: State with no MB dealer
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FSS suddenly went from 5500 miles to 26 miles in one week?
I have three W210s. Two are driven regularly, either daily or every other day.
The third one is driven maybe once every couple of weeks, for appx 50 miles.
During the last year, it probably logged approximately 4500 miles(highway).
I still change the oil/filter every few months, despite putting on very little
miles on it. The last time I changed the oil was last month. Used the usual
Mobil 1 0W-40 and MB oil filter. At that time, the FSS showed 5500 miles
remaining, which I wrote down in the service booklet in the glove box.
This afternoon, I started it up and the FSS immediately came on and showed
26 miles remaning. I was like... what the... ??? In one month's time with
maybe 100 miles, it dropped more than 5000 miles? The car's battery was
never disconnected. In fact, last week, I did change the clock in the car.
(without starting it up) The clock is still showing the correct time.
I turned off the engine and checked the oil. It was at the half mark on the
dipstick, and the oil looked very clear.(since it was only poured in a month
ago and driven 100 miles)
Does anybody know what could have caused this? Should I drive it to the
dealer and have the check it out?