Q: My car will turn over but will not start

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I go to start my car it turns over the lights come on but it will not start

My car has 115000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there:

Most of the time, this type of starting issue is caused by an ignition system component failure. On your MB, it may include the ignition coil, crankshaft position sensor or electronic ignition system faults. The best way to determine what is causing your starting problems is to have a professional mobile mechanic complete a car is hard to start inspection at your location.

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