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Old 01-23-2006, 10:04 PM
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Unhappy SL500 Stalls out at Idle HELP HELP HELP!

I have a 1999 SL500. Recently, I have had issues with it stalling out at idle. When I try to restart it the car cranks but refuses to start-- However, it never fails that if I wait about 10-15 minutes, it will start again.
I had the fuel filter replaced-- hoping it was as easy as that-- It wasn't! It appears to be some sort of heat sensor or coil issue because it seems once it "cools" or the engine is off for a given period of time it will restart without hesitation. Wondering if anyone has any ideas...

Diagnostics were run, and the computer showed nothing...


PLEASE HELP!

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Old 01-24-2006, 09:13 AM
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The common problem for that engine M113 is a defective crank sensor.. TESTING for RPM signal when the engine WON'T start is the best course of action.
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Old 01-24-2006, 10:21 AM
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crank sensor

Call Phil at fast lane he have them for $69.63 Bosch and $76.49 Hella. MB Doc is right ,they are define as reference sensor.
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Old 01-24-2006, 12:13 PM
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thanks!!!

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