1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Mercedes-Benz C280

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1998 Mercedes-Benz C280
$
614
to $
1,249
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280
$
109
to $
277
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280
$
932
to $
2,157
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280
$
297
to $
828
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280
$
289
to $
707

1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 Problems

Poor 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.

"Crank no Start" Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor

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.

Check Engine Light and Engine Misfire

Failed spark plug wires and/or ignition coils can cause intermittent misfires (rough running); the Check Engine Light may also illuminate. Diagnoses of the ignition system will be necessary to determine which components are at fault.

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1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 Questions

problem with door locks they stop working and trunk lock can open even with keyy (1 answer)

my windows, door locks, turn signals and\ rear defrost all quit (1 answer)

They all quit at the same time last night. Checked the fuses any other ideas

Why will my Mercedes start for just a second and then shut down? (1 answer)

The car will start and then shut down immediately. I waited 10 or 15 minutes and it started fine and ran with no issues. I had just added a quart of oil and the car has 223,000 miles. I am using the extra flat key fob which sometimes comes out of the switch before I turn it completely off. Do...

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1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 Recalls

Recall 01V366000
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 Reviews

Rated
based on 2 customer 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 til...
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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