1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Mercedes-Benz C230
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 ProblemsCamshaft Adjuster Solenoid Failure
The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and various drivability issues. Mercedes-Benz has released a service bulletin outlining specific repair instructions depending on fault codes stored.
A refrigerant leak may develop from one or more of the following AC components: AC compressor, hose manifold for the compressor, or the evaporator core. The loss of refrigerant can cause poor AC performance. Our technicians tell us that proper leak diagnoses should be performed in order to determine the cause of any refrigerant loss.
The crankshaft position sensor may fail. Symptoms of this are: The engine will crank—but not start—especially when the engine is warm. The car may start again if it is left to cool off, but it may run roughly or have poor performance. Communicating these specific symptoms to your technician can save diagnostic time.
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230 QuestionsThe instrument panel lights are out and the panel dimmer control doesn't work??? (1 answer)
Would this problem be the bulbs. I checked the fuses and they're OH.
ABS /ESP LIGHTS STAY ON AND AUTOMATIC GEARS DO NOT CHANGE OVER
don't have key to door locks.