noises in engine compartment when battery is installed, battery drains in a day

Asked by Apr 03, 2017 at 08:26 AM about the 2000 Mercedes-Benz SLK-Class SLK 230 Supercharged

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

SLK 230 K Car been sitting for years has 6100 mi, when I hook up battery lots
of thing start running in engine compartment without the motor running, After
new battery car started and drove it, the battery was drained in a day know
won't turn over also  the key won't come out of ignition, not sure if the ignition
swicth it self or others problems

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6100 miles- is that a misprint? anyway, take the car to a Mercedes dealer or a specialist- if it has been sitting for a while- it will need a bunch of maintenance- EXPERT maintenance- quit mucking around under the hood- you are only making things worse- you may be ruining a nice car-

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