1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 Repair and Maintenance
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1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 ProblemsPoor AC performance Due to Evaporator Temperature Sensor Failure
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 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.
Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 QuestionsWhat causes the vehicle to idle, n not rev up. N not move when you step on the g (1 answer)
at first the motor wasn't running then it hit a bump and turned on and now it won't turn off
Not a big issue on this, just want to make sure it remains a small problem. The high beam lever on the steering column works fine when you push it forward as it's supposed to, but when you pull it back toward you for just a quick flash of high beams it no longer works. It used to, it stopped ...