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 ProblemsBad Spark Plug Wires/Ignition Coils May Cause Misfires and Possible CEL
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.
The interior wood trim and dash pad are likely to crack due to age and sun exposure.
The SRS (airbag) light can come on if liquids are spilled into the seat belt buckles, or if the liquid pools underneath the seat and gets into the electrical connector for the seat belt pretensioner. Damaged components will require replacement to restore proper airbag operation.
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.