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P0356 MERCEDES-BENZ Code - Ignition Coil 6 Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction

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- Repair Difficulty Level: 2/3
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|P0356 MERCEDES-BENZ code possible causes

  • Faulty Ignition Coil 6
  • Ignition Coil 6 harness is open or shorted
  • Ignition Coil 6 circuit poor electrical connection
  • Faulty Engine Control Module (ECM)

|How do I fix code P0356 MERCEDES-BENZ code?

Check the "Possible Causes" listed above. Visually inspect the related wiring harness and connectors. Check for damaged components and look for broken, bent, pushed out, or corroded connector's pins.

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|Cost of diagnosing P0356 MERCEDES-BENZ code

Labor: 1.0

The cost of diagnosing the P0356 MERCEDES-BENZ code is 1.0 hour of labor. The auto repair labor rates vary by location, your vehicle's make and model, and even your engine type. Most auto repairs shops charge between $75 and $150 per hour.

|When is the P0356 MERCEDES-BENZ code detected?

Each ignition circuit is continuously monitored by the Engine Control Module (ECM). The test fails when the ECM does not receive a valid pulse signal from the ignition coil.

|What are P0356 MERCEDES-BENZ code possible symptoms?

  • Engine Light ON (or Service Engine Soon Warning Light)
  • Lack/Loss of Power
  • Engine may be harder to start
  • Engine hesitation
  • Rough engine idle

|P0356 MERCEDES-BENZ code description

The ignition system on the vehicle uses individual ignition coils for each cylinder. The Engine Control Module (ECM) controls each ignition coil operation. The ECM sends a ON/OFF signal to energize the ignition coil to create a spark at the spark plug when a spark is required at the cylinder.

OBDII Code p0356 mercedes-benz - Ignition Coil 6 Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction -
P0356 MERCEDES-BENZ Code - Ignition Coil 6 Primary/Secondary Circuit Malfunction

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