1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Mercedes-Benz C280
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1999 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.
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.
A dead battery can be caused by a faulty seat control module that does not properly shut down. Spilling liquids on the front seats can cause these modules to fail.
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 QuestionsMy ignition is not turning it clicks under the steering wheel and sometimes beeps, what should I do? (1 answer)
When I Put my key in There is a click under the steering wheel But it will not turn And it will beep occasionally
Was diagnosed at dealership, was told to get new one coz of age and mileage (229,000)not worth fixing it. The car really runs good except engine light sometimes come on. Thank you.