2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 4MATIC

2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 4MATIC Problems

Dead 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.

Internal Component Failure May Cause Rough Shifting

Vehicles equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission may develop a rough shifting condition, most commonly going up from first to second gear and going down from third to second or second to first gear. Our technicians tell us this is due to an internal component failure. Mercedes has released updated parts; the transmission will need to be removed and disassembled to complete the necessary repairs.

Camshaft 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.

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2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 4MATIC Questions

I have the failed exhaust camshaft solenoid on my c280 and wanted to know if I can get it fixed under the recall for this problem? (1 answer)

The failed exhaust camshaft solenoid is on the driver side cylinder head and also on the passenger side intake. I was told by a repair pal certified repair shop that this problem is under the recall by Mercedes Benz and would be repaired at a Mercedes Benz dealership.

an engine was put in my car, now it shows the 02 sensor swapped. the cooling fan (1 answer)

repair work was done to my 2007 Mercedes c280. The code shows 02 sensors were swapped, or crossed up. Will this affect the computer and cause the cooler fan not to come on.

cost of EGR valve replacement or repairing (1 answer)

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