2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Mercedes-Benz C230
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 ProblemsDead Battery Due to Failed Seat Control Module
A dead battery can be caused by a faulty seat control module that does not properly shut down. Spilling liquids on the front seats can cause these modules to fail.
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.
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.
2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 QuestionsThe temperature gauge is over halfway...the engine is a little to warm...why is that (1 answer)
When I start up the car, I can feel it jerk once put into Reverse or Drive gear. When I accelerate, it's stuck on 1st gear and the RPM is ramping up towards red line.
2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 RecallsDriver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.
There is a faulty software calibration that affects several areas including shutting off the fuel supply in a collision. This could cause a fire hazard during an accident. Dealers will reprogram this software. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 070001. This recall began during August, 2008.