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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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My 2004 Mercedes benz ml350 starts and stalls what causes it

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my 2004 Mercedes benz ml350 starts and stalls what causes it and what can I do to fix
Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 3 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** and i will do my best to assist you.I am going over your story now and will reply back soon with some info,thanks!

Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 3 months ago.

how long does it run before it shuts off?

Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 3 months ago.

how many keys do you have?

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
it shuts off in 3 to 4 seconds
I have one key
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 3 months ago.

OK, so try this, turn the key on, wait 1 minute then see if it will crank, it shouldnt.

Customer: replied 3 months ago.
I am not with the car right now. I am at work
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 3 months ago.

that is fine , we can chat when you get home, no worries.

Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 3 months ago.

if the car does not crank that tells me it is a drive authorization issue , either the key ignition switch or aam module.

if the car does crank it tells me its a fuel issue or spark.