Hi my mercades 2008 c class won’t start just does nothing when the key is in but I think the battery

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Hi my Mercedes 2008 c class won’t start no power but battery is fine any ideas what it could be please
 

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Does it suck the key in ?
 

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Steering lock failure very common. If you have manually adjusted steering column loosen the lock handle, slam the column in and out a couple of times and try again.
 
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Steering lock failure very common. If you have manually adjusted steering column loosen the lock handle, slam the column in and out a couple of times and try again.
Thanks I adjusted the steering wheel then it started thank you
 

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Is that for Mercs in general or just C Class? :confused:

And I'm impressed at the diagnosis & the temp fix :):)

in my experience most common on w204, w207 and w212. There may well be others, but I’ve personally only seen the fault on these
 


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