Hi, Just had the cooling sensor replaced on
Mercedes C220 '95. Now the car is overheating
and yellow battery icon is lit. Car started overheating
immediatedly after repair told mechanic but
he said as long as it didn't pass the halfway
mark (80) on my gauge or 120 of course
I was fine, I didn't think so as this has never
happen until this repair but I drove off.
Later the car overheated white smoke spewing
from under my hood alerted me and then the
yellow battery icon lit up. I also remember
it seemed like the mechanic put water in the
car and the possibly coolant and/or coolant/water
mix after the repair thought it strange or
that I might have been mistaken but was
afraid to ask, as a women I am constantly
being taken advantage of and am afraid
if I say something I will be charged more or
be told it's worse than what it is because
they might feel insulted. Called mechanic
and told me the yellow battery light lit may
be the alternator and the smoke blowing
from overheating is condensation
Please help me I need to be armed with
possibilities when I go back so I am not
taken advantage of. I have spent $400 with
him this month and all my bills rent/etc.
are due now. Haven't paid rent yet afraid
I won't have enough to fix car and rent
get paid every two weeks and it's not
enough sorry for the long explanation but
I am alone with no family or friends.
thank you so much for your time.
Please have a great day' amethyist4u@hotmail. Cpm
have the same problem?
Monday, March 7th, 2011 AT 3:43 PM