1998 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your 1998 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG

1998 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG Problems

Replace air filter when replacing failed mass air flow sensor

The mass air flow sensor tends to fail causing poor fuel economy and Check Engine light illumination. The engine air filter should be replaced when the mass air flow sensor is replaced; a dirty filter can allow debris to damage the new sensor.

Cracked Driveshaft Flex Discs May Cause Driveshaft Movement/Vibration

A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by cracked and/or shredded driveshaft flex discs, resulting in excessive driveshaft movement. If not repaired, damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, transmission, or differential can occur.

Oil May Leak From PCV Vent Housings and Inspection Plates

An engine Oil leak may develop from the PCV vent housing on the valve cover and/or the inspection plate on the front of the engine.

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1998 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG Questions

remove rear rotors (1 answer)

I am in the middle of a rear brake job. The passenger side came apart and went together with no problem. But the driver side rotor will not come off. The emergency brake is not depressed and I have removed the little bolt that holds it on What is holding it and how do I make it release??

estimated cost (2 answers)

my remote won't work on the locks and ignition. does anybody have any idea how much this would cost

electrical short (2 answers)

we've had a big storm here in the bay area in the past few days.my remote and a whole bunch of other things have ceased to function, and some warning lights have come on the instrument panel. i was just wondering how much this is going to set me back.

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1998 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG Recalls

Recall 01V366000
VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HOPPECKE BATTERIES. THE BATTERY MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE COULD BE LESS THAN NEEDED TO MAINTAIN PROPER ELECTROLYTE LEVELS.

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