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Mercedes-Benz C280 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your Mercedes-Benz C280

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a Mercedes-Benz C280 is between $750 and $916 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Mercedes-Benz Repair Estimates
Car
Service
Price
1994 Mercedes-Benz C280
Ball Joint Replacement - Lower
$183 - $328
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280
Catalytic Converter Replacement
$1621 - $2528
1999 Mercedes-Benz C280
ABS Wheel Speed Sensor Replacement
$186 - $303
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280 Location: Front
Brake Pad Replacement
$189 - $239
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 Service Detail: Upper & Lower, Both
Radiator Hose Replacement
$192 - $269
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Mercedes-Benz C280
$
151
to $
1,092
Mercedes-Benz C280
$
1,040
to $
3,514
Mercedes-Benz C280
$
145
to $
849
Mercedes-Benz C280
$
144
to $
305
Mercedes-Benz C280
$
123
to $
346

Mercedes-Benz C280 Problems

Interior Wood Trim/Dash Pad Crack Due to Age and Sun Exposure

The interior wood trim and dash pad are likely to crack due to age and sun exposure.

Trunk Lid Does Not Stay Opened Duo to Broken Trunk Spring

Trunk springs can break and cause the trunk lid to fall back down when opened.

Incorrect Air Delivery and/or Temperature From Climate Control System

The vacuum manifold for the climate control actuator may develop a leak, This can cause poor or no operation of the air delivery and temperature control flaps.

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Mercedes-Benz C280 Questions

My driver side and front passenger side will not move forward or back. (1 answer)

Where are fuses?

the car does not raise but steam properly we have change the actuator, change (2 answers)

the car does not raise but steam properly

we have change the actuator, change fuel pump, and yet the car refuse to raise but it steams very well

where is the EGR valve located? (1 answer)

My check engine light came on, the code is P0400.

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Mercedes-Benz C280 Recalls

Incorrect Software Calibration May Cause Fuel Pump to Remain Powered in a Collision

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.

Air Bags in Sport Model Steering Wheels May Fail to Deploy Correctly

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

 

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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Mercedes-Benz C280 Reviews

I bought this car with 67000 miles I so love it only one problem I had oxygen serson I changed for $103 that's all the car really safe and smooth and fast for 185 HP only . Brakes kind of hard probably all Mercedes the same . Thank you
1999 MB C280 with 108k miles. Great car. Bought it from the original owner in Central Florida. I've had over 20+ Mercedes, and will NOT drive anything else. Prior to my purchase of the 1st generation (W202) C class, I was skeptical, since all I've owned were E, S and SL class Mercedes. I took a chance on this "C" class. And, WOW!!! I am quite impressed, especially for a 15 year old car!! With s...
brakes have a squeal even after shoes and rotors replaced. Motor mnts needed to be replaced after 70k

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