As soon as I let go of the ignition key, the engine will die. As long as I keep the key cranked the vehicle will run, any suggestions??
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1990 Mercedes-Benz 560SEC
Question: Car starts then dies
Answer #1torque wrench from Stewart's Auto Repair LLC, March 09, 2011, 16:32Master
Sounds like the electrical part of your ignition switch is bad. probably a bad terminal or maybe a broken wire, to the ignition position of the switch.
Answer #2British European Motors from BOSCH Service, March 10, 2011, 07:14Enthusiast
Ignition switch needs to be inspected fixed or replaced.
Answer #3Visitor, March 10, 2011, 07:19
It wound up being a shorted tachometer.