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C270 CDI. Key wont turn. car completely dead. battery ok (drawing

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C270 CDI. Key won't turn. car completely dead. battery ok (drawing a fair bit of current so have disconnected) and fuses all ok.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Stan replied 3 years ago.

Stan :

Hello, such symptoms usually indicate faulty key or ignition switch. If you have a spare key, try to use it. If this does not help, voltage supply of the ignition switch will have to be checked. If there is one + and one ground, ignition switch itself is bad.

Stan :

Let me know if i can help you more on this

JACUSTOMER-bvqdw211- :

This took too long for a reply - which conflicts with what Mercedes have told me in the meanwhile.

Stan :

Sorry, i replied to you as soon as i saw your question. I would appreciate if you let me know what was done to fix the issue.

Stan :

You can have the question closed without being debited, your deposit is in your account on the site.