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i have a 1996 mercedes 280e but when i try to start it 2 light

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i have a 1996 mercedes 280e but when i try to start it 2 light flash under mirror and will not start it .
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
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Expert:  Stan replied 3 years ago.
The 2 blinking lights under mirror indicate that factory immobilizer was not switched off due to unrecognized key. So if you have a spare key, it is time to try it. Another possiblity is failure of inductive coil ring around the lock barrel. It is used to pick up transponder's code and send it to immobilizer control unit.

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