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..

1 Answer

1,055

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

Your Answer

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Experts

  • #1
    Lorne Grandison
    Reputation
    5,180
  • #2
    PPC123
    Reputation
    3,710
  • #3
    zabi
    Reputation
    2,660
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Mercedes-Benz E-Class
683 Great Deals out of 22,091 listings starting at $1,500
Used BMW 3 Series
1,077 Great Deals out of 33,888 listings starting at $1,000
Used Mercedes-Benz S-Class
159 Great Deals out of 7,654 listings starting at $2,000
Used BMW 5 Series
500 Great Deals out of 15,835 listings starting at $1,500
Used Audi A4
302 Great Deals out of 12,272 listings starting at $1,899
Used BMW M3
27 Great Deals out of 2,115 listings starting at $6,599
Used Mercedes-Benz M-Class
298 Great Deals out of 6,258 listings starting at $1,950
Used Ford Mustang
568 Great Deals out of 36,664 listings starting at $1,500
Used Mercedes-Benz CL-Class
18 Great Deals out of 515 listings starting at $4,580
Used Honda Accord
1,107 Great Deals out of 66,548 listings starting at $561
Used Chevrolet Camaro
460 Great Deals out of 31,537 listings starting at $3,550
Used Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class
33 Great Deals out of 1,168 listings starting at $1,500

Used Cars For Sale

2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
187 Great Deals out of 4,735 listings starting at $26,995
2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
40 Great Deals out of 1,250 listings starting at $21,991
2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
238 Great Deals out of 3,886 listings starting at $16,191
2014 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
51 Great Deals out of 1,437 listings starting at $11,500
2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class For Sale
49 Great Deals out of 1,176 listings starting at $10,991

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.