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Merc e 320 cdi - failure to start

2001 vehicle, with 115000. Purchased new by me, FSH. Five times failed to start in last 3 months. Battery replaced on first occasion, alternator on second, without result. Won't jump start. Merc service station have run all checks, and advise that problem is "undiagnosable"

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It is believed that the Tomtom lead, which was permanently plugged in to the cigarette lighter, has caused the battery to drain, when the engine is not running. Has anyone else experienced this problem?

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