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Mercedes-Benz S430 Engine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure

Mercedes-Benz S430 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006

Average Mileage: 102,747 mi (47,985 mi - 159,000 mi)


The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance.

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