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

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.

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 heating, ventilation and AC (HVAC) heater box is susceptible to mildew buildup. This can result in a musty odor from the HVAC system, most noticeable when the system is first turned on.

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2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 4MATIC Questions

I have called the service dept at the dealership and they ask if I have recently purchased gas, and that the gas cap may be loose. Sometime this will make the light go off if I take off and put back on the cap. I relplaced the blue rubber seal on the gas cap but it still comes on sometimes and st...

It sounds like the car is bouncing when I go over bumps in the road.

There is a littl oscilating in the noise. Car drives and brakes fine stopping smothly. Just has the noise and oscilation in short/tight turns

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