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Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your 1998 Mercedes-Benz C280

1998 Mercedes-Benz C280

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1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 Problems

Miscellaneous -- Verified

Trunk springs can break and cause the trunk lid to fall back down when opened.

Miscellaneous -- Verified

The interior wood trim and dash pad are likely to crack due to age and sun exposure.

Heating & Air Conditioning -- Verified

The vacuum manifold for the climate control actuator may develop a leak, This can cause poor or no operation of the air delivery and temperature control flaps.

Drive Train -- Verified

A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by cracked and/or shredded driveshaft flex discs, resulting in excessive driveshaft movement. If not repaired, damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, transmission, or differential can occur.

Electrical & Lights -- Verified

A rear tail light housing can fail causing the brake light on the affected side to be inoperative. Replacing the failed housing is commonly required to correct this issue.

1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 Recalls (Recent)

Electrical & Lights, February 20, 2002

Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HOPPECKE BATTERIES. THE BATTERY MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE COULD BE LESS THAN NEEDED TO MAINTAIN PROPER ELECTROLYTE LEVELS.

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1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 Questions and Answers

Mercedes_1, 1998 Mercedes-Benz C280, Los Angeles, CA

Started with front passenger window not going down and rearview mirror would not adjust on passenger side at the same time. Then driver side window would not go down and the driver rearview mirror...

uniquejd, 1998 Mercedes-Benz C280, Bridgeport, CT

I have a 98 c280 benz and the a/c is not workin. The a/c is fully charged, but still no a/c when i jump the compressor it works? i dont get power to the compressor can someone helpme
thanks

runvr, 1998 Mercedes-Benz C280, Hayward, CA

why does the car stop at certain temperatures and it starts again afetr 15 to 20 mims. I usually stops at all lights nad when complete standstill.

benzc280, 1998 Mercedes-Benz C280, Cambridge, MA

when I start my car i will turn the wipers on and can hear ther motor but the wipers wont move. Someone said it could be the gears.. HELP!!

bonybut, 1998 Mercedes-Benz C280, Granite Falls, NC

I cant get the car to crank until I shut the trunk real hard

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1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 Reviews

mercedes benz c280 sport :

the worst thing while buying this car was when my wife wanted to leave me if i bought it home and i did ....lol forget the rest .....its the best merc iv seen iv tried the new ones but this one is a complete sedan package id give it a A+ anytime even though i have a 144,000 miles on it i aint gonna sell it because you know what if honda says there cars are good till 300000 then why the hell cant a merc after all it is the best pure car out there today

Bought it used 5 yrs ago with 100k I have 209K changed tires , idler pulley, the rubber donut for the tranny to driveshaft. drives better than the other MB's Ive got.

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