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It won't start, so I want to release the parking break so I…

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It won't start, so...

It won't start, so I want to release the parking break so I can load on recovery truck

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the battery, particularly the terminal connections? Are they corroded?

Battery is fine, the car unlocks normally mirrors open etc but when I put the Key fob in and turn it nothing happens.

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model/year of your Mercedes?

C220 Sport year 2008

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your C220 yourself? What have you tried so far?

Disconected the battery and reconnected , nothing happened, checked the fuses all ok.

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

Can it be repaired at home ?

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UK Auto Mechanic: Lou P, UK Car Mechanic replied 2 months ago
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Hello my name is Lou.
I am going over your request now and will reply back soon with some info OR a few questions, Lou

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UK Auto Mechanic: Lou P, UK Car Mechanic replied 2 months ago

there is a emergency release in the shifter.

here is the process.

Lou

the problem is most likely the steering column lock module this was very problematic.

Lou

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