How to fix P13E400 code: “Eng.start not possible in … km (miles)”?

Notice of error code P13E400: “Eng.Start Not Possible In … Km (Miles)” will be cleared through coding/programming with DTS Monaco software. In addition, you also need to prepare some other software and equipment to help diagnose error codes. All will be shared by Eurocartool experts in the article below.

Start not possible in… km (miles)” AdBlue Mercedes 

If the vehicle is out of Adblue solution, the dashboard will display a warning about the level of AdBlue solution remaining in the tank. You should quickly fill up the tank so as not to limit the power of the engine.
However, in many cases, you have filled up the Adblue tank but the car still shows the error “Start not possible in … km (miles)”. And on the car screen Mercedes E212 will display the following warning:

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P13E400 Mercedes fault code warning

A common expression of error code P13E400 is that you cannot start the engine. Because the system on the car realizes that it will not be safe if you operate the engine without exhaust treatment.
Besides, the speed of the vehicle is also limited.

In addition, when checking for errors with specialized software, many system error codes can appear at the same time such as 16D300, 16D400, 16D500, 15EA00, 15EB00, 15EC00, 16CE00, 16CF00, P13DF00, P13E300, P13E400, P13E500, P13DF09.

When performing the test on Xentry diagnostic software, an P13e400 mercedes fault code will appear as shown below:

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Instructions for repairing Eng.start not possible

Below are the steps to fix P13E400 Mercedes fault code using Xentry and DTS Moncao software.

Equipment to be prepared 

To be able to handle the “Start not possible in … km (miles)” P13e400 Mercedes error, you need to prepare the following equipment:

  • SD connect C4 doip diagnostic equipment
  • Xentry diagnostic software
  • DTS Moncao coding and programming offline software
  • Coding manuals book for technician is DTS Monaco
  • Laptop Requirement: Win 10(64-bit), Core i5, RAM at least 4GB, SSD Hard Drive 10GB free, impact resistant, good heat dissipation, water and grease resistant, battery life up to 4 hours. You can refer to the computer models Panasonic CF19, Panasonic CF53,…

In addition to the above software and devices, you can also use Xentry Passthru software to connect with J2534 Passthru devices.

Note: Because there are steps in the process that require high technology and experience, not every technician can do it.

The car that we make today is the Mercedes-Benz W205, which could not be started and was rescued and brought to the workshop at the Eurocatool workplace. With the error code display status as shown on the taplo “Eng.start not possible in (number) km”

AdBlue Mercedes P13E400 repair steps

The way to fix error P13E400 is to perform Mercedes AdBlue Reset.

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Step 1: Park (push the car because the engine is not working) on ​​flat terrain, pull the handbrake and put the car in N mode and push P to keep the car fixed in position 

Step 2: Connect the diagnostic device SD connect C4 DOIP to start reading the fault on the vehicle : 

Step 3: Read the vehicle fault with the whole vehicle using Xentry software and detect the error located in category:

  • N3/9 – Motor electronics ‘CDID3S2’ for combustion engine ‘OM651’ ( CDI ) 

With 2 error codes which are: 

  • P13E400: The remaining driving distance is limited due to a malfunction in the AdBlue@systen 
  • P12F600: The engine cannot be started because the exhaust after-treatment system has been tampered with. 

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Step 4: Use DTS to connect the motor box

Step 5: Connect the engine box

Step 6: Unlock ECU

Step 7: Select Diagnostic Services on the menu bar

Step 8: Read errors then clear error

See Also: How To Reset AdBlue Mercedes Benz By DTS Monaco?

Step 9: Go to Xentry to diagnose the car

Note:  Adblue reset module W205,W447,W906,W166 diesel

After successfully deleting Mercedes adblue engine start not possible error, the screen will appear as follows:

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You can refer to our video on how to fix adblue engine start not possible reset Mercedes-Benz dtc P13E400 in the video below:

In addition, you can follow our youtube channel Car Diagnostic Software to see detailed software repair and usage instruction videos made by experienced technicians.

Above are the steps on how to fix the engine start not possible Mercedes, but these steps will require an experienced technician to use the software proficient repair.

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