MB C202 1995 won't start.

Haukur Andri
10

Asked by Haukur May 06, 2013 at 07:43 AM about the 1995 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I changed the fuel pump, crank position sensor and all the glow plugs. The car does not
start! What could be failing? Plenty of gas,water and oil.

10 Answers

Haukur Andri
10

I forgot to mention that it does crank.

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
Jackie Wilson
275

Sounds like it's the ignition coil. If it's not that then it could be the computer or the mass air flow sensor. Best wishes! -Jackie

1 out of 1 people think this is helpful.
tenspeed
68,335

No coils - glow plugs, it's a diesel.

azinsj
25

Close its s twin cam inline 6 GAS he just miss stated that it has coils vs cap &rotor, anyway I. The eng compartment on the left side back by the firewall is located the engine management computer & diffent relays for main ignition I having the same issues w/1997 C280 Sportline everything works. Turns over but no spark to the coils & plugs will keep you ip dated on what happens

Lorne Grandison
2,745

What you are doing here is an exercise in futility. Before you start speculating the first and foremost thing to do is , check the computer for a fault code. That will point you in the right direction. There are numerous of things that could go wrong to prevent it from starting, you will empty your wallet replacing parts before you find it. That's what the OBD2 engine system is for. Get a code reader plug it in the OBD2 port, find the fault, replace the offending part, save yourself a fortune and the headache. If you don't have a code reader (I don't know why you wouldn't, they are dirt cheap now) Pep boys will read it for free if you can get your card there. Advance Autoparts sells them for nothing too. You changed the fuel pump, but in might just be the fuel pump relay, you changed the spark plugs( that wouldn't prevent it from starting in the first place. it might run rough , but it would start). Crank angle sensor, cam angle sensor, how did you know which one was the offending sensor without first getting the codes read?

Michael Griffin
695

Checkglow plug relay or glow fuse 50 amp in engine bay Check power to glow plug with test lite

Fordtudor37
5,005

ASK questions first and the computer is nothing more then a storage unit that will tell you all you want to know if you just ASK.

Michael Griffin
695

He replaced glow plugs now would that not make it a diesel ? and if so no cap no coils

Fordtudor37
5,005

If it has "glow plugs" then yes its a diesel. If you look on the dashboard, the fuel cap or the fuel cap door, there will be mention regarding the use of "Diesel Fuel Only". HAUKUR - Do the glow plugs actually "glow" at the correct time ? Clearly it's an electrical issue due to the fact that everything mechanical has already been changed, but nothing has fixed the issue.

stevehasson69
70

take it to a Certified Mechanic and get it fixed right German auto lakecity

Your Answer

Add photo

Related Questions

  • Hard starting 3 answers

    I have a 1995 Mercedes C280, it is an excellent car and never had any major problem with it except for when the key started getting to get stuck and would not turn to start. This problem has been occu...

    1995 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C280 Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 1: When I press gas pedal, the car does not pick up as it should .......what could be the possible cause for it... 48 answers

    1995 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C220 Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • My car won't start, it says to remove my key 25 answers

    I have a 2008 C300 and new battery was placed last year, October. When pu the key in it tells me to remove my key and nothing else. Completely dead. Ordered a new key and it arrived this morning and ...

    2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C300 Luxury

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • How to fix engine start-up 2 answers

    1995 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4 Dr C220 Sedan

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

  • 2005 MB CLK500 fuel pump reset 1 answer

    2005 MB CLK500 was in an accident, it ran before i took it to the body shop for repairs and now it won't start. i determined that theirs no fuel pressure in the check valve

    2005 Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class CLK500 Coupe

    -

    Maintenance & Repair

C-Class
Looking for a Used C-Class in your area?
CarGurus has 23,400 nationwide C-Class listings starting at $1,799.
ZIP:

Search Mercedes-Benz C-Class Questions

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Experts

#1 Lorne Grandison
Lorne Grandison
Reputation 2,660
#2 zabi
zabi
Reputation 1,000
#3 PPC123
PPC123
Reputation 990
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class"
495 Great Deals out of 20,797 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 3 Series"
1,004 Great Deals out of 35,854 listings starting at $1,750
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class"
141 Great Deals out of 7,909 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW 5 Series"
495 Great Deals out of 17,058 listings starting at $1,977
Used Audi A4"
243 Great Deals out of 8,823 listings starting at $1,995
Used BMW M3"
43 Great Deals out of 1,036 listings starting at $2,995
Used Ford Mustang"
651 Great Deals out of 33,489 listings starting at $1,595
Used Honda Accord"
1,092 Great Deals out of 69,170 listings starting at $500

Used Cars For Sale

2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
59 Great Deals out of 9,972 listings starting at $29,999
2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
21 Great Deals out of 1,647 listings starting at $20,999
2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
139 Great Deals out of 3,244 listings starting at $19,900
2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
120 Great Deals out of 2,463 listings starting at $14,995
2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
37 Great Deals out of 1,034 listings starting at $13,764