Yearly Archives: 2018

Issues With Mercedes Camshaft Position Sensors

The advanced design of your Mercedes engine includes many sensors to monitor and detect engine operating conditions and adjust fuel delivery and timing. The camshaft position sensor determines the precise position of your camshafts and adjusts the fuel ejection and firing of the ignition system for maximum power and efficiency. If your camshaft sensor gets worn or damaged, your engine can suffer several problems that make it difficult or impossible to drive. Knowing the symptoms can help you understand what is wrong and know when it is time to contact a qualified shop to service your Mercedes and get it running properly again. What to Watch For These are some of the common symptoms to watch for to know if your camshaft position sensor is having issues: Drivability issues: Problems during acceleration or at idle can indicate that your camshaft position sensor isn't detecting the position of your camshaft correctly. You may experience hesitation, stumbl ... read more