Question about 2001 Mercedes-Benz S-Class
My mercedes benz is not starting even though the computer on the car is saying that there is no malfunction on the car. The battery, the hone, the lights and the electronic system are all working.What then could be the problem?
Crank shaft position sensor is bad. This is the most common failure. Its location is on the rear drivers side of engine, where the transmission bell housing mates to the engine, only one small bolt and a two prong electrical connector hold it on. Usually will not throw a trouble code. If you remove it you can test it with an ohm meter, will have an erratic reading or read open loop, can malfunction intermittently or permanently after parking vehicle and won't restart. Applying some heat source to it during ohm testing with a hot air heat gun will usually cause the sensor to read open loop if your not sure if its bad or not. This reply is probably way to late, but I just happened to come accross it while online. Harry (master certified MBZ diagnostic tech)
Posted on Dec 06, 2008
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