engine stops on 2000 Mercedes-Benz ML430

engine will die at stop lights or when slowing down to a stop. It may start up right away or it takes a few minutes to start.

by in Eden Prairie, MN on July 14, 2010
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ANSWER by on August 03, 2010
it is your crankshaft position sensor i had the exact same problem
COMMENT by on August 09, 2010
Yes, it was the crankshaft position sensor. I had this replaced and have not had a problem since. Thanks!
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