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DIES THEN WILL NOT START UNT

1999 Mercedes Benz ML430

Engine Performance problem
1999 Mercedes Benz ML430 V8 Four Wheel Drive Automatic

ML430 starts then dies and will not start until 15mins later
sometimes I can drive 60miles no prob
sometimes only 1mile then it dies, have to wait then restart

I can hear the starter
new battery and alternator
I changed new sparkplugs but same problem
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King13walker
June 16, 2009.




Probably needs a crankshaft position sensor. Very common failure item. Here is the location of it. Only get the part from the dealer.


http://www.2carpros.com/forum/automotive_pictures/170495_ckp_2.jpg


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Stevew84
Jul 17, 2009.


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