Mercedes-Benz ML430 Problem Report
Mercedes-Benz ML430 "No start" Due to Anti-Theft System Fault
A no start condition may develop due to an anti-theft system fault. If the drive authorization module fails to recognize the keys, the engine will not start. In many cases, a new module and keys will be needed to correct this problem.
Like the others, my ML has an intermittent problem starting -- after turning the key in the ignition, the engine turns over but fails to engage and after a few seconds, shuts down. Call it a long (non)start. My good friend who is a mechanic told me that there is a fault in the ignition housing and electronics that is causing the system to not recognize the chip in the keys. Supposedly a major repair, requiring new keys (several hundred $), dismantling of the steering wheel, airbag, etc., and something that only a MB dealer can handle... - Visitor
My car wont start too... - Katlee
no power on the gas pump - Visitor
CODE 28500 WILL NOT START - Visitor
no start electric problem - Visitor
Random times my vehicle will not start. It turns over but shuts down. I turn the ring that surrounds the ignition switch and try starting it. It does start but I may have to try repeatedly doing this sometimes for about 15-20 minutes. This week was the worst and it didn't start for 1.5 hours. - Visitor
Sometimes the car will not start. It cranks but won't start. I wait 5-10min. and then try again and it starts right up. - albecool
All dash lights turn on but car will not start or try to crank over.
what is the drive cycle for this car. i just erased the codes so now i need to run the driving...
when i start to drive, around 10mph my doors lock and unlock and lock again. evertime i stop an...
The ESP and BAS warning lights may illuminate due to a failed brake light switch. Replacement...
Having problems starting my car because the key will not turn all the way down to start the car...