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Exclamation SLK 320 Suddenly wont start

I left my house no problem. I reached my destination shut my car off for a bout 10 min then it wouldnt start. Not the battery. I went back about an hour later and the car started but the check engine light was on. As i was driving the car shut off at a red light and the screen said error start car and i did and it worked. Any idea what is wrong? Please Help. I just had BAS/Esp fixed at the dealer. thanks soooooooooo much everyone!
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I once had a similar problem, no codes thrown though or warning lights. Found to be the battery wasn't fully holding the charge....was left standing for 7 months without ever being started; whilst i was out of the country, so killed my battery. Think it was affecting the immobilisor cos I had full electrics but would not start....not even a click when turning the key. Cut a long story short, new battery and never had the problem again.
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"Start Error" is normally related to the transponder on the key
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