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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 02-27-2010, 09:55 PM Thread Starter
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I posted in wrong area, moved post to R129 forum

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Maintenance history, please. Last tuneup, fuel system service, etc.

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Did you read this recent thread? Could it be your problem?
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I had a similar problem with my CL55. Turned out to be the crankshaft position sensor.
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Your SL500 is an R129 chassis. If you scroll down to the R129 forum and ask your question there, you'll get advice from a large group of very helpful people who own the same car.

It does sound like a crank position sensor.

Good luck.

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