1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220

1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Problems

The engine wiring can degrade because the insulating material falls off leaving the bare wire exposed. This can cause many problems depending on which wires are exposed and what they touch.

The interior wood trim and dash pad are likely to crack due to age and sun exposure.

Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.

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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Questions

I have a new compressor ready to go in, but I was curious to see if it was something more simple wrong before I install it. The system is completely charged but the AC clutch will not engage. I put a gauge on the low pressure side and it pegged the needle past the red zone side. Could it be a bad...

Catalyst, egr and 2nd air are the 3 test the computers not performing, on a 1996 there can only be 2. Ive tried the drive cycle a couple times but its still not passing.i need to smog vehicle. What can I do?

I have a leak somewhere at the back of the motor it runs down the side of the bellhousing it's coolant but I can't see where it's from.

Does anyone know how to fix it or how much it costs? Thanks

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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Recalls

THE DRIVE BELT PULLEY ON THE ENGINE CAN DEVELOP FATIGUE CRACKS IN THE METAL AND BREAK. IF THE DRIVE PULLEY BREAKS, THE CAR WOULD NOT HAVE ENGINE COOLING, BATTERY CHARGING, AND/OR POWER STEERING.

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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Reviews

My gas gage is not registering,it goes up and down even if the tank is full of gas. What is causing this problem.

Great car !

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