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Engine turns off when hot

I have a 2002 c240. I just had the MAF sensor replaced to fix a po171 code last week and now when the car runs for 20 minutes or so it turns off and does not start back until it has cooled. is it the fuel pump or the guy who replaced the MAF has mess something up?

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  • sbolton6 Jul 21, 2008

    C240 has shut down once while running, unfortunately in a McD's drive-thru. More often it will crank, but not start - like if you run into a store and and come right out. Eventually it will start. Do I need the crankshaft sensor? Or what causes this problem of cranking but not starting?

  • Anonymous Aug 11, 2008

    i have a c220 starting when cold starts fine after 20 minutes of running start within 5 minutes of switching off it will start but leave it longer than that it wont start until it has cooled down



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Yuo need a crankshaft position sensor,Very common

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