1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1999 Mercedes-Benz C280

1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 Problems

Bad 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.

High Usage Vehicles May Experience Ignition Lock and Tumbler Failures

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.

Dead Battery Due to Failed Seat Control Module

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.

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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

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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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