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Mercedes-Benz C230 Problems

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Most Common Mercedes-Benz C230 Problems

The camshaft adjuster solenoid (which is related to the variable valve timing system) may fail or timing chain/balance shaft components may wear, resulting in illumination of the Check Engine Light...
Inside grab handles, the upholstery on the center console cover, and door trim panels can delaminate.
The electrical connector at the automatic transmission may leak fluid.
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2 Known Mercedes-Benz C230 Brake Problems

5 Known Mercedes-Benz C230 Drive Train Problems

7 Known Mercedes-Benz C230 Electrical & Lights Problems

11 Known Mercedes-Benz C230 Engine Problems

5 Known Mercedes-Benz C230 Exhaust & Emissions Problems

6 Known Mercedes-Benz C230 Heating & Air Conditioning Problems

4 Known Mercedes-Benz C230 Miscellaneous Problems

6 Known Mercedes-Benz C230 Suspension & Steering Problems

46 Known Mercedes-Benz C230 Problems

Years to Avoid
Based on owner-submitted report and recall notices, Mercedes-Benz C230 years 1999, 1997, and 2003 are the most likely to experience problems.
1999 Mercedes-Benz C230
1997 Mercedes-Benz C230
2003 Mercedes-Benz C230
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