2005 Mercedes-Benz C320 Repair and Maintenance
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2005 Mercedes-Benz C320 ProblemsEngine Performance Problems Due to Crankshaft Position Sensor Failure
The engine may develop a stalling and/or no start condition due to a failed crankshaft position sensor.
A repetitive clicking noise from behind the center area of the dash panel is usually caused by a broken stepper motor actuating arm. The actuating arm controls the direction of air flow in the climate control system. Disassembly of the center console will be required to access and change the broken arm with the updated, reinforced part.
The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid. Over time leaking fluid could migrate through the wiring harness and damage the transmission control module. If that happens a new harness and control module may be necessary to correct the problem.
2005 Mercedes-Benz C320 QuestionsHow to replace the suction fan (1 answer)
Instructions on how to replace the suction fan on a 2005 c320 4matic, and are there any known problems with this?
Valves are tapping badly
Directional lights on the outside of the car work properly. But the directional lights in the inside of car are always on--steady light--even when car is turned off. Lights have been constantly on for last 4 months. Also change in directional lights on the outside are not noted on the inside--...
2005 Mercedes-Benz C320 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.
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