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MB Paul, Mercedes Technician
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Experience:  Qualified Mercedes Benz Diagnostic Technician - 20+ years experience - Workshop Foreman for Mercedes
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New key programmed by dealer car still will not crank 1998

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new key programmed by dealer car still will not crank 1998 ml 320
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix with a Mercedes. The Mercedes Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so he can help you best.
Customer: The car has sat up for 5 months, i lost the key and just replaced it. The key came pre programmed and the car still will not crank
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself?
Customer: Yes if i can. I have done work on my s600 and its not that hard.
JA: Great! What have you tried so far?
Customer: nothing I just got the replacement key today.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Mercedes Mechanic should know about your Mercedes?
Customer: It sat up 5 months, before that i had change the spark plugs the oil the air compressor. I don't think that its something big.
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Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Joe Barfield replied 10 months ago.

Hello , so does the starter turn the engine ?

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
No the car says nothing the lights light up but the car says nothing.