1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Repair and Maintenance

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


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.

The bushings for the shifter lever wear out to the point where they break and fall out. This causes excessive movement (loose feel) in the shifter lever and a clanging-type noise when changing gears.

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speedometer cluster not working

took it to a special shop for diagnosis he made it worse seven codes jumped up he said sorry cant fix your car.He literally threw me out.

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...

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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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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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