2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 2010 Mercedes-Benz C300

2010 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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2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Questions

This diagnosis was by an independent brake specialist after the 'check brake pad' light came on; went to dealership (as still under warranty) & told it's not defective, I just need new front pads & routers. I'm confused as to why only 1 pad would wear;they had no answe...

While I'm driving during exceleration the ESC light comes on and sometimes when I try to turn my car on it comes on and won't let me turn the car on.

I have had my car in the shop six times and each time it's a different story as to why the engine light keeps coming on. When i complained to MBUSA instead of giving me a definite answer they asked me to take a survey. I don't want to take a survey I want an answer as to why the engine...

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2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Recalls

Mercedes Benz is recalling 2010 C-Class, model 204; E-Class, model 212; and 2010–2011 E-Class Coupe/Cabriolet, model 207 vehicles due to a loss of power steering fluid that could result in power steering system failure. Owners may not have sufficient control of the vehicle in areas like parking lots, thus increasing the chance of a crash. Dealers will check and re-torque the connection fitting, free of charge.

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2010 Mercedes-Benz C300 Reviews

I traded my BMW 325i for the new C300. Very impressed with the quality and comfort. Like the easy access to the engine. BMW was like doing open heart surgery. Everything was crammed under the hood. The new C300 is a gorgeous car with a solid feel. Absolute dream to drive. BMW was fun, but I had a 5-speed:) The BMW cost to maintain was outrageous! I'm hoping the new C300 will be more reliable. T...

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