Lights on dash light up and car turns off sometimes while I am waiting at a stoplight?

Asked by Mar 09, 2017 at 11:50 PM about the 1995 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 320 Wagon

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

While stopping at a stoplight my dash lights come on and
the motor turns off. I have to start it again.
What is the cause of this? It happens once in a while.
I have regular maintenance my vehicle.
Thank you!

1 Answer


Sounds electrical, an aggressive gremlin. If the engine isn't stalling, just stops dead as if you were turning off the key, it would need some diagnosis from a good independent garage with a specialty in electrical issues. Your local MB deal may just want to throw parts at it. This will take a while to isolate

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