BenzWorld Junior Member
Date registered: Aug 2015
Vehicle: 2005 R171 SLK200 & 2014 R172 SLK200
Location: North Devon, United Kingdom.
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SRS Malfunction & Non-Starter
My car was bought with Drivers (right) Airbag & Pre-Tensioner deployed, passenger side (left) seemed fine. I have replaced the Drivers Airbag & Pre-Tensioner and had the SRS Module cleared of the crash data.
Re-installed everything and I still have a SRS Malfunction warning, had someone plug in and clear all the faults, re-scanned the system and 1 fault still existed, which was that the Left Retractor was faulty.
So my questions are what exactly is the Left Retractor? Seatbelt Reel or Pre-Tensioner/Stalk or something else? I have both items coming to me on a sale or return basis, so at least I can try known good ones, but would be useful to know exactly what MB mean by retractor?
The car won't start, just a click from the starter motor area and the engine won't even turn over. I initially thought this was down to the SRS Warning but after some late night Googling it seems the most likely cause is a blown Pyro Fuse, described in the Mercedes Parts List as 'FUSE BOX DIRECT START FRONT PREFUSE BOX, FRONT BATTERY F32' it lists 2 parts A 172 540 11 50 or A 172 540 09 50.
MB have the part on back order with no ETA on when they will arrive, so I'd like to test the one in the car to see if Ok or not. Anyone experienced this issue before, is there a simple test to see if it's functioning OK?
Look forward to your replies.