Mercedes Repair Questions? Ask a Mechanic for Answers ASAP
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The clicking noise you hear sounds to be a possible fault with the electronic steering lock not releasing.Some models use an electronic steering lock that unlocks when the key is inserted.If the clicking noise is coming from the steering column area I suspect this is the cause here.If it stays locked and does not disengage the ignition will not turn on.On vehicles that have the electronic steering lock when it acts up like this here it usually requires replacement.I know some of the locks can cost around $200 and can run up to a couple of hours labor to have replaced.
This will have to be tested further to make sure this is the cause here and replaced if found at fault.
In some cases you can locate the electronic lock on the steering column and tap on it and it may start to work again but may also fail again at some point.
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