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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828
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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 Problems

Engine 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.

Control Flaps May Fail Due to Leaking Vacuum Manifold for Climate Control Actuator

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.

Oil May Leak From PCV Vent Housings and Inspection Plates

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.

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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 Questions

My 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

my 1999 mercedes c280 gas line has hole leaks at back of car. what repair cost (1 answer)

Is it worth fixing the loose catalytic converter and clogging exhaust at times? (1 answer)

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.

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1999 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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1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 Reviews

I bought this car with 67000 miles I so love it only one problem I had oxygen serson I changed for $103 that's all the car really safe and smooth and fast for 185 HP only . Brakes kind of hard probably all Mercedes the same . Thank you
1999 MB C280 with 108k miles. Great car. Bought it from the original owner in Central Florida. I've had over 20+ Mercedes, and will NOT drive anything else. Prior to my purchase of the 1st generation (W202) C class, I was skeptical, since all I've owned were E, S and SL class Mercedes. I took a chance on this "C" class. And, WOW!!! I am quite impressed, especially for a 15 year old car!! With s...
I got this car new and have never sorry. I love it and after warranty expired I cannot think of any major repairs I have had to make--just the usual maintenance upkeep. Love my little car and it is the most comfortable car to drive on long trips.

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