Question about 2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 Sedan
Many cars these days are equipped with an immobilizer. (you can find more information about the immobilizer in your owner's manual). The immobilizer allows the engine to run only if the correct key is used. If your car has an immobilizer, you probable see a "Security" or Key-shaped light coming on on the dashboard every time you turn the ignition ON. If this light is flashing when you turn the ignition ON, it could mean that there is some problem with an immobilizer or the system does not recognize the key. If the immobilizer doesn't recognize the key, the engine wold not start at all, or would start and then die in few seconds.
You can try a spare key, if it won't work, your dealer is the place to call. Sometimes, the key is just need to be reprogrammed. On some cars you can find the information how to reprogram the key in the owner's manual.
Posted on Jul 21, 2009
A 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
Best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
The service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Nov 18, 2014 | 2003 Buick Rendezvous
Apr 10, 2013 | Cars & Trucks
Dec 19, 2017 | Chevrolet Cobalt Cars & Trucks
Aug 21, 2012 | 2004 Cadillac DeVille DTS
Jan 26, 2012 | 2007 Cadillac CTS 3.6L
Jun 02, 2011 | 1998 Ford Windstar
May 19, 2011 | Volkswagen Jetta Cars & Trucks
Jul 31, 2009 | 2004 Saturn VUE
839 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: