Question about Mercedes-Benz C230
I have a 2002 c320 mercedes benz and i can get my key in the ignition wont turn
Posted by Anonymous on
Just replaced my key the ignition switch and the esl in my c230 98 Benz. Worked for about a week and now the esl will not unlock the steering or start the car. Is there any way to reset the esl? All three components are new I don't understand the problem .what causes the esl not to engage when you put the key in the ignition
Posted on Feb 29, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
hello,steering lock mechanism and your key need to replaced,if you want try to remove your under dash,steering lock mechanism have a small pin(around 5 mm) which pit to steering housing,drill out the lock,then try to turn steering wheel,ty
Posted on Apr 16, 2009
SOURCE: I put my key in
There's a good chance the key is worn or the ignition lock. If you don't have another key you can order one through a Merc dealer via the chassis number.
Posted on Dec 22, 2008
SOURCE: 2002 MB C320 gas cap problem
I had the exact same problem, went to the Mercedes dealer and they fixed it for free with a pair of pliers. They just pulled up the metal clips and turned them back into place.
Posted on May 28, 2009
Did you try jacking up the car at the front then wiggle the steering as you turn the key? Did you try a spare key? Spray inside the mechanism with WD40. Try putting the key in at different depths and turning.
The lock cylinder is a replace only item.
Posted on Feb 03, 2010
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