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I have change it three times and after a while (2 to 3 weeks) it keeps making terrible sound when on load, like air condition is on or is on drive in traffic when on stop

I had an exhaust manifold gasket replacement. Now the fan is loud.

I have never had any problem with the key switch, but Saturday i turned the key switch and i got this short "cli" not even a full click into the motor turning over. I tried turning it back to the starting position and repeating the process of starting it again and this time no click, nothing. I tried troubleshooting like unhooking the battery in efforts of resetting the computer. And still nothing. I was told that when these cars need maintenance done to it the car will automatically shut down after the mileage has exceeded. Well, there's little wrench that pops up on my display window indicating that the maintenance is due in another 700 miles. Is this at all true because I really need help on this one.

fuel pump and filter replaced by dealer noies stil comes and go's

disconnected immobiliser but problem has continued. IT is actually a C200 MercBenz 1999 model.
Each time I start the engine, it will run for a while, then suddenly goes of with all features on dash board becoming on. immediately I try to restart the engine, it just crunks but do not start; hours later, the engine starts.

What should be the first things i should check, to make this a trustworthy car for my daughter. Owner said never any problems, had for 10 yrs.

My car sat for a nth or so battery was dead bought new one put it in and it makes no sound at all but will not start! The lights , windows and radio all work, but it will not start? Can't find my manual, have searched the web for answers can't find any no blown fuses. No codes! Please help!!!

Battery was dead from sitting. Bought new one and went to start all lights come on the radio comes on, but the car won't start? Have looked online for answers. Saw to reset key by holding bottoms down on windows? Not much help. Can't find manufactures hand book. Please help!

the codes that came up was intake manifold runner control stuck closed, mechanical fault in scv, open or short circuit condition, scv position sensor fault, and scv motor fault

i have a 2002 mercedes benze c230 yesterday while driving a red error message illuminated on my dashboard indicating an oil pressure warning, it says release oil pressure. i had the oil changed and filter replaced almost 2 months problem with the car until now. what is the cause of this error?and should i be concerned since i still drive the car.should this be an immediate fix,the car still runs fine

When I parked and went inside it was okay. Had to boost it off when I tried to re-start it. Drove about five miles and parked in my garage. Turned it off and tried to re-start it(no luck). Let it sit over night and it started right up the next morning. I am hesitant about driving it, because I don't know when it is not going to start.

Couple of weeks, my car just cut off without warning. I have the power steering pump replaced; the starter and alternator have checked out to be fine. As well as the battery! Please help

I have a wrecked C230 with a perfect transmission, and I saw this E320 that has a bad transmission, I found it for $800. I was wondering if I would be able to switch the Transmission from my C230 to the E320.

hit a deep pothole hard and car continued to perform until the next day. checked fuse and relay, both good. No pressure at valve on the fuel rail. did not get sound from fuel pump even after direct 12V.


No pattern. Happened 2-3 times over a month. Outside temp in 70's, no rain. Battery drained unless car is driven in 2-3 days. Parked in office lot during day when this happens.

Besides the cold & wet this happens without pattern. Locks can be relocked, lights turned off but in 10 seconds or 10 minutes it may happen again.

I got this car for my daughter yesterday. The panoramic sunroof wasn't working and the seller said it must've been a fuse because he'd used it that morning. Anyway, after checking & confirming all fuses were good, I took a peek at the components. They were all disconnected. So, I connected them & gave it a shot. The sun shades worked fine. The sunroof just makes a horrible noise. The left side of the motor is turning to no avail, the right side is stationary. I'm assuming that the right side is the rear glass & its waiting for the front glass to open, but thats just a guess. Anyway, after that... I can't crank it. It tries, but never catches. Plus the BRAKE, CHECK ENGINE, DTR, SRS, ABS, car inside red triangle & exlamation point inside yellow triangle are all lit up like Christmas time. I figured maybe the malfunction in the sunroof was causing the issue and disconnected everything again. But, its still not cooperating. What gives?

The gear box was leaking oil at the harness

My car been sitting down and for a while so my fuel pump when out I replace it crunck it up and moved it maybe fifty yards then I let it sat and ran bout a hour in a half got in it and tryed to move it it just rolled a inch and stop even in reverse same thing my check in engine light on and a tool symbol is up there to even in any gear I press the gas the rpm only goes up to bout 3000 to 3500 but at when I moved it I had no problems this not the first time this happen one day it stop like that on the people I bout it from then all of a sudden it started back shifting I pulled the code and it said transmission not shifting properly I forgot the code number

It has happened twice in the past three years and i did not do nothing. It started working again by its self normally.Whats going on?

c230 yr 1997
each time i change the battery

c230 yr 1997

1997 c230