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 ProblemsEngine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure
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.
The evaporator temperature sensor can fail, causing the AC compressor not to cycle. If the AC compressor does not turn on, the AC system will not blow cold air. If the compressor is stuck on, the air will be very cold at first, before warming up.
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.
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.