2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2006 Mercedes-Benz C280
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2006 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 camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light and various drivability issues. Mercedes-Benz has released a service bulletin outlining specific repair instructions depending on fault codes stored.
2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 QuestionsWhat could cause engine to crank then cut off and not crank again (1 answer)
Cranked car to warm up, engine cut off. Tried to recrank but nothing happens. Radio, headlights and interior lights work.
the dash is giving me a service signal with wrenches on it. Its saying that I need service in 300
2006 Mercedes-Benz C280 RecallsIncorrect Software Calibration May Cause Fuel Pump to Remain Powered in a Collision
There is a faulty software calibration that affects several areas including shutting off the fuel supply in a collision. This could cause a fire hazard during an accident. Dealers will reprogram this software. The Mercedes-Benz recall number is 2008 070001. This recall began during August, 2008.
Certain passenger vehicles equipped with sport model steering wheels fail to comply with the requirements of the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard # 208 "Occupant Crash Protection"In certain tests conducted by NHTSA, using an unbelted female crash test dummy, conditions were found that occupants may not be properly protected during a crash, resulting in injuries. Dealers will install a new airbag module free of charge. The Mercedes recall # is 2006020005