Mercedes will not start
My Mercedes Benz C250 started making a growl
and sputtering noise when starting. It was worsr at
the beginning of the day but lessen later. Imagine
cold start worse. A week later and now the car
clicks and will not start. Yet if I try 3 more times or
on the forth its starts with the growl and then no
problems. Last message on the car was a
crankshaft sensor that was changed. And no other
mechanical issues other than regular
maintenance. A friend mentioned could be a
secondary consumer battery or that start motor
breaking but not yet. My confusion is that I notice
the acoustic alarm when closing and opening the
car is weak. And turn off consumables seems to
make start faster.
Get the alternator voltage tested should be charging at 14 volts
4 yr/50,000 mi basic, 4 yr/50,000 mi powertrain Warranty? OR Have a starter circuit voltage drop test performed to locate the cause of high resistance the starter motor / wire or bad ground cable(s).
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