“Disable active hood open warning” Service

The hood open warning light that the bonnet is not closed continuously lights up on the dashboard, causing discomfort to the driver. Are you looking for a way to Disable active hood warning? Professional technicians from Eurocartool are always ready to assist you through Booking Service Online.

Is it safe to drive with the hood open warning light?

Hood open warning lights are equipped on modern cars to notify the driver about the problem of the hood. When this warning light comes on, it means the hood is not closed and can obstruct your view when they are flipped over.

At this point, you should pull over to the curb and check the hoods to make sure they’re closed. If the hood is closed properly, the warning light will automatically turn off.

If the light stays on after you’ve verified that the hood is fixed, it’s likely either a connection problem with the switch or a worn switch.


The hood latch usually has two layers of locking latches – an inner side lever and an outer main lever – to prevent the hood from opening when it is not needed.

Therefore, even if the bonnet warning lights come on, they are still difficult to open and you can still drive normally. However, the warning light that is constantly on will affect your concentration while driving.

How to Disable the active hood warning?

You have checked all and closed the bonnet according to the correct procedure but the warning error continues to come on, most likely this is a software error of the control box or a worn switch. In case the capo latching switch is faulty, you need to locate the switch and make sure that the connector is fully plugged in before attempting to replace the switch.

Sometimes closing the hood can knock switches and connectors out of place and may not cause any actual damage. If the connector still works fine, maybe main switch needs to be replaced.

If you can’t find any mechanical fault, it’s probably software. You will need to use specialized software and equipment to diagnose errors and perform coding and resetting the bonnet control box.

Lamp error The hood open warning light can be seen on models W204, W906, W204, W156, W164, W166, W212, W213, W221, W222, W253, W156, W164, W205, W222, W251, W166, W117, …

You can do this at home, but the manipulations need to be correct techniques and procedures to avoid unfortunate situations. Because when manipulating the ECU, just a small mistake during use can cause the ECU to fail, sometimes even damage your ECU and cost thousands of dollars to repair.

To ensure that the coding and resetting of the bonnet control box is completed well, it is recommended that you use Eurocartool’s Booking Online Service to have it done by professional technicians.

User manual “Disable active hood open warning” Service

To use the Disable active hood open warning service, please contact us in the following 2 ways, our technicians will perform remote support according to customer requirements.

  • Method 1: Contact us via WhatsApp: +13155472355 to discuss the car problem you are having. Our technical department is always ready to advise and support you 24/7
  • Method 2: You chat directly with us on the website, we will receive information and support you within 2-5 minutes. Or you can leave your information and phone number in the chat. Our technicians will contact you as soon as possible.
  • Method 3: Using Mercedes Booking Service Online

Step 1: Choose Service

Step 2: Enter Vehicle Information

Step 3: Order Booking

After receiving your order information, our technicians will feedback and advise on services and repair methods completely free of charge.

You need to confirm the information and pay. We will then proceed to perform the service you ordered remotely.

Special Booking Service in Eurocartool

Eurocartool is a unit specializing in providing software, diagnostic equipment and error removal on cars. In addition, we also have an Online Booking Service to provide maximum support to customers in the process of finding and deleting vehicle errors.

If you need remote technical support, immediately use the Booking service from Eurocartool. This service applies to most car models of Mercedes, VAG, GM, Ford, Mazda, and BMW brands. Contact us via WhatsApp: +13155472355 for a free consultation!

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