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2004 SLK 320 starting problems

Sometimes turn the key, cranks and starts right away, sometimes cranks and a few seconds later starts, sometimes cranks out and doesn't start let it set a minute or two crank and it starts. Any ideas?
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you have a 320 which is a r170 so i will move this post to the r170 section

how old is the battery? has it been tested? start there.


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Is it showing any codes? First thought is plugs, coils...ground?


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Check if your battery shows 12 volts when engine is off and 14 volts when engine is running.
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