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Mercedes-Benz CL500 Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

Mercedes-Benz CL500 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Average Mileage: 93,750 mi (61,000 mi - 121,000 mi)


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

  • Visitor, , 121,000 mi

    I have the same problem. My car stalls for no apparent reason. Sometimes it happens often (more than once per day, sometimes it may go weeks before a stall. Usually after it stalls if I wait approx. 10-15 mins the car will start right up and I can drive away like it never happened.


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  • Visitor, , 100,000 mi

    car will start and run for 5 or 10 minutes and then die. It will restart in 1 or 2 minutes or 15 or 20 minutes. CPS fixed this problem

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  • Visitor, , 61,000 mi

    Engine died while driving on the freeway. Pulled over with no power steering. Was able to restart and drive to dealer. Diagnosis was failed crank position sensor.

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