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2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2009 Mercedes-Benz C300

2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 Problems

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.

Due to the size and material used on the brakes of these vehicles, the brakes may start to squeak around the 50 percent wear point. The brake rotor surfaces become uneven, causing a lip to form at the outer edge of the rotor. Because of this, the rotors are usually replaced when the pads are worn (pad life varies depending on driving style and terrain).

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.

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 Questions

urethane overspray covering entire vehicle

I had my windshield replaced and now when I drive the hood open warning is coming on.

When I push the switch to roll up the passenger side front seat window, it doesn't go up all the way as it should with one push of the switch. When I push it again, it goes up but then starts back down. It does this whether I push the switch on the driver control panel or the passenger side c...

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C300 Reviews

This is my first Mercedes car (2009 C300)that I've purchased. I traded a 2001 BMW330i that I had for approximately 10 years. I fell in love with the car. It looks great and rides great. Unfortunately....I have been dealing with this annoying waxy or crayons smell which the dealer is having a difficult time in eliminating. They've treated the evaporator coil, changed the cabin filter, scrubbed t...

I bought my 2009 Mercedes C300 5 months ago. It only had 26,700 miles on it so I thought I was getting a practically new car...I was wrong! This car has so many problems...big and small...the first week that I had it I noticed oil leaking...had to get the bearings replaced in the motor. It shakes breifly at startup. The clear coat paint looks like it's coming off in a few places. The drivers ...

This is our first 2009 c300, we will have a mercedes from now on,, i think this is one of,, if not the best car in the market. We bought ours through Car-Max and it checks out.Thank you Mercedes

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