Mechanics

CAR STALLS WHILE AT STOP LIGHTS. WI

1999 Mercedes Benz 320e

Engine Mechanical problem
1999 Mercedes Benz 320e 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 151000 miles

car is over due for normal maintenance. Car now stalls when driving and may not re-start for some time. Sometimes car will just not start. A rest seems to help. This happened once in a while, now more frequently.
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Howard nicklas
January 27, 2009.




Sounds like you may be experiencing a faulty crankshaft position sensor. When the sensor fails and looses signal it will shut the car down with no restart. The Crank sensor is located on the top right portion of this diagram.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/294900_MB_210_Crank_Position_Sensor_3.jpg



It is viewable by standing at the drivers fender and looking behind the motor to the top of the bell housing.

Gfimotorcars
Jan 29, 2009.


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