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Merc E320cdi 2004 133542miles. The vehicle sucked in water and it stopped after a while it read "needs oil change visit garage" but the vehicle is now misfiring. What could be the problem?

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When you say "the vehicle sucked in water" that was a critical clue. Now I'm not going to assume it ended up in a body of water after some post holiday celebrations, however let it be known that all newer cars use a vast amount of sensors that rely on a given voltage/resistance reading that the car's computer reads and interprets then reports to you or mechanic via code or warning on dash. Take it as factual and have it and all grounds checked along with terminals after servicing if you plan to keep the car. Safety and security items will also be affected if not now, soon.

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