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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 Repair and Maintenance Costs

A guide to repairs, service, and maintenance costs for your 1996 Mercedes-Benz C280

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The national average repair and maintenance cost for a 1996 Mercedes-Benz C280 is between $750 and $916 per year. Repair and maintenance costs vary depending on age, mileage, location and service provider.

Repair Cost Index Score
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1996 Mercedes-Benz C280
scores in the middle range of all car models for average repair and maintenance costs
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$833
Annual Repair Cost
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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.
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...
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.
said I have to set the code. The only thing appears on the screen now is the word WAIT. I have...
by a reputable garage SEVERAL times over the past few years. They work for a while and then sput...
the sound is not constant and doesn't do it in reverse. when I turn the wheel to the left it som...
THE DRIVE BELT PULLEY ON THE ENGINE CAN DEVELOP FATIGUE CRACKS IN THE METAL AND BREAK. IF THE DRI...
Overall (2 Reviews)
Body, Interior & Misc.
Brakes
Drive Train
Electrical & Lights
Engine
Exhaust & Emissions
Heating & Air Conditioning
Suspension & Steering
September 22, 2011
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280
my 1996 MB280 has been a very great car as well as reliable. But recently the dash board and all its functions quit working.Has anybody else experienced this problem?If so please let me know on wha...
May 17, 2010
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280
Had this car for a couple years now actually, I found mine in a junk yard, paid 200 dollars for it because somebody was in a wreck that just messed up one of the fenders and thought it was broken n...