Way to Determine the Damaged Ground Strap in Mercedes

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The ground straps are responsible for the flow of current to all the electrical components of a car. The best way to determine a damaged ground strap in Mercedes is visual inspection. The other possible signs are low voltage, starting issues, dead battery and blinking lights in your car. See the mentioned slideshow for more details.

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Way to Determine the Damaged Ground Strap in Mercedes

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The ground strap is the heavy black wire of the car which is generally used for connecting the car battery's negative terminal to the chassis of the car.

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Moreover, the ground strap is the entire electrical system of the car and responsible for flowing the electrical currents throughout the car.

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But when the ground strap of the Mercedes is damaged it will face several electrical problems in the car and affect the ability to operate the car.

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Initially the damaged ground strap will cause minor issues in the Mercedes, but eventually, it can lead to serious problems in the car.

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The following points help you to determine the damaged ground strap issues in Mercedes easily.

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Noticeable ground strap damage

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Through visual inspection, you can easily determine the damaged ground strap in your Mercedes. When you find it is damaged, replace it as soon as possible.

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Apart from this, there are other several signs are also helping you to notice the damaged ground strap in the car.

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Low voltage

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When you notice that the electricity produced in your Mercedes is a bit less powerful than the normal, then conduct the voltage test of the battery.

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Use a digital multimeter and measure the amount of voltage produced from the battery terminal. If it is low, then the ground strap is damaged.

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Starting issues

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When the ground strap of the Mercedes is damaged, you will face starting issues in your car and hear a lot of tapping sound.

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These tapping sounds are generally coming from the solenoid on the starter due to the lack of enough voltage.

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Blinking lights

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If the ground strap of the car is damaged or own out, then the electrical circuits are resistant when the power delivery to the headlights.

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As a result, you will find that the headlights of the car are either blinking or dimming on a regular basis.

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Dead battery

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If you find that the battery of your Mercedes won't charge, then check the ground strap because the damaged ground strap prevents the battery charge.

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Another causes of dead battery is the issues with the car alternator or the wires connects from the alternator to the battery. So, inspect the ground strap first.

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Final word

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Apart from the above points, you will notice some other signs due to the damaged ground strap in your Mercedes.

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So, when you find the damaged ground strap in your car check it from a reputed mechanic who has enough experience to handle Mercedes cars.

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