Mercedes-Benz C280 4MATIC Repair and Maintenance

A guide to problems, costs, maintenance and repair for your Mercedes-Benz C280 4MATIC

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Mercedes-Benz C280 4MATIC Problems

The Differential May Develop Leaks From the Seals or Cover

High mileage or older vehicles commonly develop leaks from the differential seals and/or cover. Our technicians recommend a complete reseal of the differential unit whenever these leaks are repaired.

Dead Battery Due to Failed Seat Control Module

A dead battery can be caused by a faulty seat control module that does not properly shut down.  Spilling liquids on the front seats can cause these modules to fail.

Rough Shifting of Automatic Transmission

Vehicles equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission may develop a rough shifting condition, most commonly going up from first to second gear and going down from third to second or second to first gear. Our technicians tell us this is due to an internal component failure. Mercedes has released updated parts; the transmission will need to be removed and disassembled to complete the necessary repairs.

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Mercedes-Benz C280 4MATIC Questions

I have the failed exhaust camshaft solenoid on my c280 and wanted to know if I can get it fixed under the recall for this problem? (1 answer)

The failed exhaust camshaft solenoid is on the driver side cylinder head and also on the passenger side intake. I was told by a repair pal certified repair shop that this problem is under the recall by Mercedes Benz and would be repaired at a Mercedes Benz dealership.

an engine was put in my car, now it shows the 02 sensor swapped. the cooling fan (1 answer)

repair work was done to my 2007 Mercedes c280. The code shows 02 sensors were swapped, or crossed up. Will this affect the computer and cause the cooler fan not to come on.

cost of EGR valve replacement or repairing (1 answer)

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