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 ProblemsEngine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure
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.
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.
An engine Oil leak may develop from the PCV vent housing on the valve cover and/or the inspection plate on the front of the engine.
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280 Questionsproblem with door locks they stop working and trunk lock can open even with keyy (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...
Pail to lock, fail to close, fail to adjust.