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Intermittent starting problems

Upon inserting and turning the key, the car does not always start. When it does not start, I can hear a click and then nothing happens. It acts as though the battery has gone flat or the immobiliser has kicked in.

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  • paul Dec 31, 2011

    Hi Did you find out what was wrong and how to fix how much? I've got same problem and have a 2006 B200. pwang666@hotmail.com

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I have similar problem with wife's B200. Am told it's the neutral/park sendor in the gearbox, which prevents car starting unless in park or neutral. Dealer wants AUD$1200 to remove gearbox to replace faulty switch sensor. Will update this website on repair outcomes.

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Sounds like the starter motor brushes are on the way out. next time it doesnt start get someone to hold the key in the start position and hit the sarter on the side but be carefull as this may start your vehicle.

Posted on Jun 27, 2009

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