Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG
Report: Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure
Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG Problem
Average Mileage: 94,000 mi (87,000 mi - 101,000 mi)
The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance.
Started fine when cold, but after 5 miles, when stopping at a traffic light, engine dies and will not restart.
Very embarrassing in stop and go traffic......car will start when cooled off, but replace that crank sensor ASAP.
Independent German car repair facility charged $350 to replace a $40 part in half an hour.
Will fix it myself from now on......
Visitor, 2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK55 AMG, 87,000 mi
car didnt start after i put gas in the car.. engine check came on and it was the crank sensor.. i brought a new one and had my mechanic put it in..