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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220

1996 Mercedes-Benz C220

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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Problems

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

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.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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

Drive Train -- Verified

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.

Exhaust & Emissions -- Verified

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The mass air flow sensor can fail, resulting in poor fuel economy and Check Engine Light illumination.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

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.

1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Recalls (Recent)

Engine, April 22, 1996

Summary: 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 Questions and Answers

Bulldog_1, 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220, Dunkirk, MD

Problem is getting worse and I have noticed that the windshield wipers delay feature has stopped working and the emergency flasher will not work during any periods of turn signal failure.

Any he...

Coy, 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220, Lancaster, SC

the heating and ac blower is not working no air out of the vents?

johnbal, 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220, Pflugerville, TX

The states emissions test fails due to several not readies on the diagnostic test. I was told to drive the car and come back for a re-test, this has been done several times with the same failed res...

petev, 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220, Fountain Valley, CA

I came across an earlier post regarding this same problem i am located in socal can someone provide details on this "chip" for the monitors to pass- the smog passes but the monitors fail ...

Crystal Turner, 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220, Duvall, WA

We checked the fuel pump that is not the problem. When it randomly starts it will die after a few moments of running. Sometimes the anti-theft lights flash this is also random. Car died while bac...

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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.

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