2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 Repair and Maintenance
A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2008 Mercedes-Benz C300
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2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 ProblemsCracked Driveshaft Flex Discs May Cause Driveshaft Movement/Vibration
A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by driveshaft flex discs, which crack and shred, causing excessive driveshaft movement. Not repairing these can cause damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, or, in the worst case scenario, damage to the transmission or differential.
It is not uncommon to encounter premature failure of the anti-lock brake system (ABS) modulator assembly due to dirty brake fluid. Our technicians recommend flushing the brake fluid every two years in order to help prevent this problem.
Diesel Fuel Gauge shows (same) incorrect value when switched on as if blocked.
Even after filling the tank, it still continued to show in my case 3/4 full.
All digital Fuel Consumption Values showed nonsensical values.
Apart from long distance journeys, I never knew how much fuel was still actually in my tank.
My Fast Solution:
A Combi Instrument Display Reset triggered by simply removing and replacing the
2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 QuestionsWhat is the causes of check engine light to come on? (1 answer)
The engine operates fine and the car still runs well.
How much does it cost to replace the swirl flap linkage on a 2008 C300 Mercedes?
The monitor display screen in my 2008 C300 Mercedes will come on for a few seconds, then goes completely black. Don't want to replace the entire unit, cost too much. Need to know if anyone has had this problem and know what to do.
2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 RecallsDriver's Frontal Air Bag Inflator Ruptures And Sprays Metal Fragments
The driver's frontal air bag inflator may deploy the air bag with excessive pressure, resulting in the inflator rupturing and causing metal debris to be sprayed onto vehicle occupants. Dealers will replace the driver's frontal air bag module free of charge to resolve the concern.
The air bag control unit may corrode and cause it to malfunction, resulting in air bags that deploy when not intended, or do not deploy at all in an accident. Dealers will inspect and replace the air bag control unit as needed free of charge to resolve the concern.
The tail lights of the vehicle may dim or fail because of a poor electrical ground connection. Dealers will replace the bulb holders if not previously updated and replace any corroded connectors free of charge to resolve the concern.