Balance Shaft on 2006 Mercedes-Benz C230

Has any one had issues with the Balance Shaft on their Mercedes? Filing a complaint with the NHTSA may help get this part recalled if you have.

by in Danville, CA on January 18, 2011
5 answers 2 comments
ANSWER by on January 18, 2011
Thanks, we only service the newer models. No issues yet.
ANSWER by on January 18, 2011
Just looked to see if Mercedes posted a Service Bulletin on the balance shaft or any issues with it but nothing posted in my information.
COMMENT by on January 18, 2011
I understand a service bulletin was posted on 2007. But they are wiggling out of repairs any way they can!
ANSWER by on January 25, 2011
i have this issue, let me know more about it.
COMMENT by on February 20, 2013
Any updates on this issue. i went to the dealer today with 89K miles on my 2006 C280. They told me $6300!!!!!
ANSWER by on June 15, 2011
Yes! 2007 Mercedes C230 Balance shaft needs replacement. $5000!!!!!!
ANSWER by on September 09, 2013
I have a 2006 c230 96,000 miles. I am having problems with the check engine light related to this issue. I cannot affort the cost at the dealership. What is the status on the recall possibly?
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