2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2007 Mercedes-Benz C280

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2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 Problems

"Crank no Start" Due to Failed Crankshaft Position Sensor

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.

Check Engine Light Due to Faulty Camshaft Adjuster Solenoid

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.

Incorrect Air Delivery and/or Temperature From Climate Control System

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.

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2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 Questions

Can anybody provide a copy of fuse box diagrams...my used C280 did not come with (1 answer)

AC trip off and on and temperature sign comes on intermitently. See details (1 answer)

1) The A/C is tripping off and on. It comes on for like 20secs and then trip off for more 4mins or longer. At the time it stops cooling, the fan blows well but not cold. What could be wrong with the A/C system?
2) There is temperature sign (like the symbol of a thermometer) that comes on intermi...

The horn and radio on my C280 stopped working. What can I do? (1 answer)

I checked the fuses and, in my owners manuel, it does not show a fuse for the horn!!

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2007 Mercedes-Benz C280 Reviews

brakes have a squeal even after shoes and rotors replaced. Motor mnts needed to be replaced after 70k

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