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2001 MB. E 430 4 matic. Car does not start. Starter turns…

E 430 4 matic...

E 430 4 matic. Car does not start. Starter turns engine, but engine does not fire. problem is intermittent and check engine light comes on when engine does start.

Mechanic's Assistant: Does the light stay on, or does it blink?

When it comes on it stays on. Just started to occur.

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your 430 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Just started today and I have not tried a fix.

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

No. Concern that engine might not start when going shopping or some other trip.

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Danny
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You need to get an OBD2 scan tool and skin the vehicle to see what the check engine light is on for generally and intermittent no start like this is a crankshaft position sensor so if you have a fault for the crank position sensor or engine speed sensor then I would replace it.Give me the fault code number and we'll go from there.
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