8/19/2014 My 2003 c240 4 matic has been dying when idling at a stop light.

Asked by Aug 19, 2014 at 03:43 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

. The error message says battery/alternator.All fluid levels seem to be ok. Should I replace
the batter first or alternator? Everything else has been functioning ok, so I am thinking not
the battery.?

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Weak alternator,have it checked before replacement,but i think that may be your problem.

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Don't buy either until you have them tested.

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opps...geez pay attention dumb-ass. TST just said that, but at least we agreee

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If battery is 5+ years old replace it regardless. It will strand you at the worst possible time,

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70,255

Agree,

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