Trunk springs can break and cause the trunk lid to fall back down when opened.
Resources for the Repair and Maintenance of your Mercedes-Benz C280
Mercedes-Benz C280 Models:
Mercedes-Benz C280 Problems
The interior wood trim and dash pad are likely to crack due to age and sun exposure.
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.
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.
A rear tail light housing can fail causing the brake light on the affected side to be inoperative. Replacing the failed housing is commonly required to correct this issue.
Mercedes-Benz C280 Recalls (Recent)
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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
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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.
Summary: VEHICLE DESCRIPTION: PASSENGER VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH HOPPECKE BATTERIES. THE BATTERY MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE COULD BE LESS THAN NEEDED TO MAINTAIN PROPER ELECTROLYTE LEVELS.Learn more »
Mercedes-Benz C280 Questions and Answers
turn signals are intermittent. they will work when the car is first started most of the time but after driving for awhile they stop.
checked the fuses they are ok.what can i check?
checked the fuses they are okey.what might be the problem?
Hi there,need to know my car's radio code dont have the owners manual its number is WDBHA22E5RF019298.your help will be highly appreciated
Mercedes-Benz C280 Reviews
cant open cd player
HEADLIGHTS HAS CONDENSATION ON BOTH SIDES. DOES NOT DISSIPATE EVEN ON SUNNY DAYS.
I,m having problems with my key opening my driver side door in the key give me problem to start my car i have to play with it to get it to start my car up I JUST GOT A turn up coil change in wires change spark plugs change now my check engine came on it was;nt on before i had the work done
Recently my C280 is expulsing the coolant from the reserve container when the temp. its around 80ºC, Do you know the cause? Thanks in advance for your kindly response.
Have had the vehicle only a few months, it has 145,000 miles and still looks and runs like new. Only problem is head liner is starting to fall.