Mercedes-Benz E430 Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz E430 "Crank no Start" Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor

(15 reports)

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.

Had to replace it did not know it was a common prolem..had 1999 E320 never but the E430 year 2000 within six month after I bought it as used from a dealerin 2012 -
same as described, had to have it towed of MB dealer to be replaced -
Stopped at a red light...Turned Green car died. Wouldnt restart...2 men pushed my car to a nearby parking lot. Later that evening it did start after it had cooled off. -
Had towed and repaired at Millenium Mercedes (Now Open Road) -
Dies when warm when at a stop. When cools off it starts. -
Afternoon, 4xcrank, walked away 30 minutes, then worked. Worked later that afternoon 1st crank. Next morning, 16xcrank, jumper battery, unhook cables, 4xcrank and it started. Drove straight to MB shop to fix. Used toyota from collegiate son on break. Shop fixed MB next day. Probably never purchase an MB again. -
engine cranks but will not start. After an hour or so it starts and continues to start even if hot. It has been suggested that the fuel filter may be old and needs to be replaced. This starting problem has only happened three times in the last year. The check engine light also came on when I did get the car started. -
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