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Mercedes-Benz CLK550 Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

Mercedes-Benz CLK550 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2007, 2008, 2009


The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.

  • Visitor, , 50,000 mi

    Engine tunrs off on occasion but more often, it will surge at idle from approx 750 RPM to 1800RPM instantaneously and unsexpectedly, causing the car to jump. Very dangerous problem if your foot is not already on the brake pedal and expecting it.

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