Noise and/or Smoke From Drive Belt Area on Mercedes-Benz C230

The emissions air injection pump can seize, causing a loud squealing noise followed by smoke from the drive belt. If the engine is not turned off, the belt will break, turning on the alternator/battery warning light.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: (–)
4 model years affected: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
4 people reported this problem
0 people shared problem details
Related Items:
What part is likely causing the smoke and/or failure of a/c to cool, though it blows just fine....
It all started, but dont know if it has anything to do with it not starting now, when my son dr...
it started when battery&alternator light came on.bought new battery wasn't that.bought new alte...

Related Content