Mercedes-Benz C280 Recalls

Get technical and plain English recall information for 4 Mercedes-Benz C280 recalls between 1994 and 2007. Learn if your Mercedes-Benz C280 is part of a recall and what to do about it.

RepairPal Expert Overview on August 1, 2008

There are several computers in the vehicle and each computer requires proper software to operate the each vehicle system. One particular software calibration on this vehicle was erroneous from the factory and could keep the fuel system powered after an accident. This can cause fuel to continue to flow even after an accident.

Please contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer. They will check to see if your specific vehicle is affected and advise you on what to do next. Always have your vehicle identification number (VIN) handy when you call.

RepairPal Expert Overview on March 15, 2006

In certain passenger vehicles equipped with a sport model steering wheel, the airbag may fail to deploy correctly.

Mercedes will notify customers of affected vehicles beginning March 15, 2006. If you have not been contacted and feel your car falls under this recall. You should contact your local dealership. It's helpful to have your VIN Vehicle Identification Number ready when doing so.

Summary on February 20, 2002
Summary on April 22, 1996