1994 Mercedes 280 CL engine not cranking


Asked by Aug 23, 2013 at 09:57 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

The battery is ok but when I turn the ignition key to crank it up it will not do so, even though all the dash board lights come all on

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I think there's a sequence in door locking that may trigger the engine not to crank over

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how do you know the battery is ok? start there

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I know, cause I took the battery to an autoparts store, they tested it and said it needed recharging, which they did and after I put it back into the car , went to crank it and it wouldn't. So if not the battery, what could be the culprit?


Even after charging- ok- after sitting, the starter could go bad- there could be corrosion on the cables- negative or positive- you have a very nice Mercedes- now, can you afford a very nice Mercedes mechanic?

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