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What would cause my 1998 Mercedes S320 not to start.

So far i have pushed the pedal to the floor when trying to start it. that has not worked. I kept getting a worn brake pad light and a radiator and blown light signal on the dash. I added the prestone and windshed fluid. i have not changed the brakes yet. about six months ago I changed the voltage regulator on the alternator.

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Try replacing the crankshaft sensor. Same thing was happening to my E320. Also, it would cut-off while driving it.

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I replaced the front brake pads,I need to know how to bleed the front line.


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start at back passengers rear , helper pushes brake pedal 3 times. you or whoever losens zert with. small wrench. bleeds air pedal pushed to floor. repeat .
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