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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS500 Question: Car Cuts Off

 

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Visitor, Milton, FL, April 15, 2010, 14:13

No warning and no warning lights but the car had gotten to when driven short distance and then stopped and turned off, when attempted to recrank it would not. After cooling a few mins it would again crank and run. After these times the Check Engine light would come on and stay on a little while then go of. Then it got to where it would cut off at red lights, after 20ish mins it would crank. Now yesterday i had just cranked the car, drove couple miles and it cut off. Again after 20 mins it cranked and I drove home.

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    Visitor, May 15, 2010, 17:45

    You probably have a malfunctioning crankshaft sensor, it's a known issue with these cars. I had the exact same problem with my 99 SLK230, I had to get it replaced for $189CDN.

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  • Answer #2

    July 11, 2010, 12:44
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    i have the same problem with a CLS 500. did you change your crank shaft sensor and did it fix the problem

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