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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 is between $720 and $879 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

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1996 Mercedes-Benz C220
scores in the middle range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$799
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The bushings for the shifter lever wear out to the point where they break and fall out. This causes excessive movement (loose feel) in the shifter lever and a clanging-type noise when changing gears.
Due to wear, high usage vehicles can experience ignition lock and tumbler failures. The ignition lock cylinder will generally require replacement to correct this concern.
Failed spark plug wires and/or ignition coils can cause intermittent misfires (rough running); the Check Engine Light may also illuminate. Diagnoses of the ignition system will be necessary to dete...
THE DRIVE BELT PULLEY ON THE ENGINE CAN DEVELOP FATIGUE CRACKS IN THE METAL AND BREAK. IF THE DRI...
Overall (3 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
October 03, 2015
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220
I bought this car used 3 months ago with 70k original miles. It is beautiful, and rides and drives like a dream. It averages about 26mpg. I am very happy with it so far.
August 15, 2012
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220
My gas gage is not registering,it goes up and down even if the tank is full of gas. What is causing this problem.
May 07, 2009
1996 Mercedes-Benz C220
Great car !