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Hi eveyone I'm new to the forum and have a 1999 Mercedes Vito 108 with a tow bar , I have an Intermittent electrical Problem Causing the engine to cut out,(can go 1 or 2 days without a hitch then all hell will break loose for a period leaving the van for a day seems to give another couple of days without to much trouble) this fault can be caused by one or all of the following,
1 engaging Reverse Gear
2 applying foot break
3 indicating
Things Tried so far
1 All earths to the rear light clusters removed cleaned and replaced
2 All earths in the engine compartment removed and cleaned
3 Electrics to tow bar removed (problem still apparent so electric’s replaced)
4 Jacked the Van up and looked for any Broken Chafed or loose connectors
5 Connections behind the radio and gearshift inspected

One point. The near rear side stop light has always blown on a regular basis since the van was purchased in 2001 is offline  
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