EIS does not work. on 2006 Mercedes-Benz E350

My car has 40,000 miles. This morning car would not start. Service diagnostic said EIS problem. Dealer estimate $ 1,200. to replace. Is EIS a common problem onE-350?

by in Berkeley, CA on February 08, 2011
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3 answers
ANSWER by , February 08, 2011
Anti theft is one possibility. Could be a fuel pump or even the crankshaft position sensor. What codes are stored? Did you try a different key?
ANSWER by , February 08, 2011
it is somewhat common
ANSWER by , February 08, 2011
Do you have the message: "Theft protection active" ? Do you have the exact fault codes? What the dealer wants to replace for $1,200? Did they give you a list? Zee