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2001 Mercedes-Benz E320 Question: Key sticks, after a while is ok only after we have a conversation..

 

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3raymond, Virginia Beach, VA, September 03, 2012, 06:20
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Smart key sticks in ignition, is there a solution to this or do I have to replace keys, ignition etc.
Would a electrical lubricant/cleaner help? Thanks

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    benztek September 12, 2012, 04:58
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    first line of diagnosis is to have multiple keys ,test each key for a day ,or unless it happens right away ,then probably want to take it in and narrow it down to an EIS electronic ignition switch ,or it could just be low voltage in the vehicle , hope this helps

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    3raymond, September 13, 2012, 06:30
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    Thanks for the info... I sprayed the smart key with a electrical lubricant and the key isn't sticking, at times it seem to want to but with a little preasure it turns.

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    benztek, September 15, 2012, 01:47
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    ok ,if you have spare keys try them as well

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