Why does my Freightliner W Mercedes not start?

Why does my Freightliner W Mercedes not start?

Maybe you parked on an unlevel spot and the sensor is not reading right. Give it a sniff of starting fluid to see if it’ll try to fire. That’ll tell you if it’s fuel related. Maybe it sucked air into the fuel system (damn plastic fuel lines next to a hot engine) or bled back to the tanks overnight.

How to start a 2005 Mercedes Benz Freightliner?

Park it on a bit of a down hill with the air tanks full. Put it in 3rd gear and shut it off. Turn the key to on and let it roll with the clutch depressed. Release the clutch gently while applying a bit of pressure to the diesel pedal.

What are the maintenance schedules for a m2 truck?

Maintenance Schedules: 00–02 Maintenance Intervals for Schedule I: 00–03 Maintenance Intervals for Schedules II and III: 00–04 Overview of Maintenance Operations: 00–05 Initial Maintenance (IM) Operations: 00–06 M1 Maintenance Operations: 00–07 M2 Maintenance Operations: 00–08 M3 Maintenance Operations: 00–09

What kind of battery does a Freightliner use?

Took 3 large commercial batteries, 1 deep cycle 1100cca marine battery, and my pickup all hooked up to the truck w. jumper cables before there was enough juice to overcome that 1 dead battery. Drove it to a company shop, where they replaced the 1 battery that tested bad.

What causes cranking no start on Mercedes OM642?

Cranking No Start conditions are a common concern in our experience on Mercedes vehicles with the OM642 engine, and we’ve assembled a diagnostic process to help identify the root cause. Unfortunately, these problems rarely come with relevant DTCs. As with any Diagnosis, we’re going to start with the basics, use our senses, and gather information.

What to do if your Mercedes wont start?

If it is a manual transmission. Park it on a bit of a down hill with the air tanks full. Put it in 3rd gear and shut it off. Turn the key to on and let it roll with the clutch depressed. Release the clutch gently while applying a bit of pressure to the diesel pedal.

Is there a no crank no start truck?

Discussion in ‘ Freightliner Forum ‘ started by sixxjoe, May 19, 2013 . I have an 07 m2 with a no crank no start…I have power everywhere is should be…starter alt power block on the fender well but when I key up the truck I get a beep and no gauge sweep or codes.

What to do if your engine won’t start while cranking?

first thing to check is if you get voltage to the starter while cranking. If so, there is something stopping the engine from turning (and continuing to try may wreck your starter.) If not, there is an electrical problem before the starter.

What causes a truck engine to not start?

If so, there is something stopping the engine from turning (and continuing to try may wreck your starter.) If not, there is an electrical problem before the starter.

Why does my truck not start after 12 hours?

If the truck starts then the shut off valve is probably not getting power from the ignition when in the start position. it will start, but after it sits for around 12 hours, it wont start. after it starts it can be shut off, and it will jump right back.

Where is the check valve on a Freightliner?

There’s a check valve in the bottom of the cartridge fuel filter housing that can let fuel drain back to the tanks. Then it’s tough to get it primed again. I have a trick for that if that’s what is going on.

What to do if your fuel injection is leaking?

Replace any components found to be damaged or leaking. If necessary, tighten all high-pressure fittings to 25 N·m (18 lb·ft) and all banjo bolts to 40-50 N·m (30-37 lb·ft). Inspect the filter element in the fuel pre-filter.

Why does my Mercedes no start while driving?

We have a Mercedes in a Sterling and it was having an intermittent “no start” of “die while running” problem. Sometimes it would go for weeks without a problem, then stop for lunch and crank and no start. Dealer came out and checked all kinds of things and could not find anything.

Can a Ford Sterling have a badge change?

As a Sterling is just a Ford with a a badge change I took the number off it and ordered a replacement from NAPA for a couple dollars. Next time it acted up swapped in the NAPA one and I think it’s been a couple years with no return of the problem.

What kind of engine is a Mercedes om460?

Both were 03-05 model OM460 435hp engines that lost their prime due to a pin hole leak in the fuel supply line coming out of the filter going into the pump. You have to remove the alternator and bracket to get access (Mercedes) to verify if the leak isn’t that apparent.

What kind of engine does a Freightliner have?

My Journey 2002, Freightliner CCC, *** ISB 8.3, Allison 2000, pulled up to a stop light and without warning stalled, dead. The engine stopped like the key was turned off. No dash lights, no head lights, nothing that I can find on the chassis has power. Tried to switch my house batteries over to start engine, no luck, not even a light on the dash.

How to tell if a Freightliner chassis is dead?

Freightliner Chassis Dead No Power, Wont Start! Hi, Folks. I am stuck here in the Easton MD area. My Journey 2002, Freightliner CCC, *** ISB 8.3, Allison 2000, pulled up to a stop light and without warning stalled, dead. The engine stopped like the key was turned off. No dash lights, no head lights, nothing that I can find on the chassis has power.