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 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.
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.