can I continue to drive for 3 or 4 days till I get home if intermittent malfunction light is indicating battery alternator visit workshop

Asked by Apr 17, 2015 at 11:52 AM about the 2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C230 Kompressor Supercharged Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I need to drive the car 3 or 4 days until I get back home, will that cause a problem?
intermittent red malfunction light:shows" battery alternator visit workshop"
The car is driving ok but sometimes with slight vibrating noise whilst idling

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Might be related to the alternator or belt pulley's. I wouldn't drive it much longer before you get it into the shop.

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7,985

You might get lucky and be okay. But that is a big "if". Especially if "getting back home" is a considerable distance.

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thanks for your response

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