2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2004 Mercedes-Benz C230

2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Problems

Inside grab handles, the upholstery on the center console cover, and door trim panels can delaminate. Most commonly replacement of the affected part is necessary.

The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid. Over time leaking fluid could migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission control module. If that happens a new harness and control module may be necessary to correct the problem.

The brakes may begin to squeak at about the 50 percent wear point. This is due to the size and material used for the brake pads and rotors.  The brake rotor surfaces become uneven, causing a lip to form at the outer edge. This will generally require replacement of the rotors when the pads are worn (pad life varies depending on driving style and terrain).

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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Questions

my car has been sitting for 6 months now I have turned it on and the engine is shaking and making a funny noise

How much should a four wheel alignment cost? Where can I get it done?

Can I reset the maintenance schedule B light

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2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 Recalls

Some seat belt buckles may have a burr on a metal component of the locking mechanism. This could prevent the seat belt from locking under certain conditions. In the event of a crash, the seat occupant may not be properly restrained, increasing the risk of injury. Dealers will replace the affected seat belts. This recall is expected to begin on December 22, 2003. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2003 120006.

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