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My mercedes s 430 2001wont let the remote key turned everything was fine the everything went dead

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This sucky design puts the battery in trunk where you can't get to it when your battery is dead!! No + post under the hood. BAD engineering. Of course when the battery is dead, the trunk won't open, the ignition key won't turn nothing works except maybe a cigarette lighter charger

Posted on Feb 09, 2013

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    Roger Cohn Feb 14, 2013

    well, Mercedes roadside assist came out. They hooked up a spare good battery to the alternator directly. It is on right side under the air intake hose. Won't start the vehicle but it did get the remote to open the trunk. Then jump started it


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If you mean key will not turn in ignition,charge or jump start
Car has electronic ignition switch
If battery is low/flat it will not turn

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