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I recently was told my rear SAM is out. My fuel gauge has issues and not showing fuel level.
I bought a used SAM but it wasn't compatible. How do I know which one to buy .

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I asked for the vin#. Telling me what part # you presently have doesn't help me at all.
 

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Your present SAM has not been superseded so you you must look for a used one in the country you live in. Also understand that a used SAM will have most of the features already installed, but if one or two are not, you must find a mech. who has a M/B SDS scanner so he can add that feature. e.g.you have auto tailgate open & close but the used SAM did not have that feature.

Also, here is a copy of your DATA Card with all the features.

For what reason did someone tell you that you must replace the SAM. Be specific.
 

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Did you not see this question...........For what reason did someone tell you that you must replace the SAM. Be specific.
 

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Sorry had missed the question.
It was because my fuel gauge is not responding and not indicating fuel level and that the sensor passes through the sam
 

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Then suddenly also the car just sputters to a halt after stating it and driving for a few metres. It has full power and throttle but just sputters to a halt and keeps doing this.
 

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Who told you this? Did they actually check the wiring at the SAM?

Did you consider the fact it could be a problem with float in either the fuel pump or fuel filter?
 

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Thanks for the guidance.i am not mechanical but your questions are very valid and will lose these to the mechanics. Seems they were very superficial.
 

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Man you are a God sent. That guy will be shocked and astonished. He will not understand how I have become a guru overnight. Many many thanks
 

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Man you are a God sent. That guy will be shocked and astonished. He will not understand how I have become a guru overnight. Many many thanks
43sqd isn't a godsend...he IS A MERCEDES GOD! In the flesh! :D

Benzworld should be cutting him a check every month from the ad revenue!
 

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hi,
Can you help me by telling me if the SAM unit I have in my vehicle has the capability for plugging in harness for a trailer?
My vin is WDC1641862A089197 ?
 
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