I have a 1997 c230 mb,,, the car cranks but only kinda half way. They have tested everything. Now they tell me that it's the key Is it possible for a bad key to cause me car to crank but not start

Asked by May 06, 2012 at 12:50 PM about the 1997 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

1997 c230----  replaced cam sensor ,,, did not help,, cram sensor ,,, tried a new ecm..

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Yup the computer chip in your key is damage and not communicating with the car ecu also called drive hautorisation needs a new key

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