2008 c300 starts but will not stay on

Asked by Dec 29, 2014 at 08:14 AM about the 2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 300 Sport 4MATIC

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Turn the key, lazy start but within a few seconds shuts off.

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Sounds like your key ignition switch. Solenoid. It's the action between the ignition and the starter.

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