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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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I can't get my 2007 S550 into park or drive and car won't

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I can't get my 2007 S550 into park or drive and car won't start
JA: Will the headlights turn on? Is the battery fully charged?
Customer: Headlights are on
JA: Are you fixing your S550 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: I have not tried anything, just put the Emergency brake on, was hoping that by walking away it would reboot system, but I can't even close door
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: it just happened as I was parking car
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 1 year 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 1 year ago.

ok a couple of questions for you

  • how many miles are on the car?
  • did it shut of very quickly or slowly die?
  • did the car ever restart for you?
  • were there any warning lights on the dash before this happened?
  • did you recently fill fuel before this happen?