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High Usage Vehicles May Experience Ignition Lock and Tumbler Failures on Mercedes-Benz C280

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 157,501 (67,000–250,000)
4 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
20 people reported this problem
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the master key was worn and causing tumbler failures .. I started using the round key instead and it is still working