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Mercedes-Benz C-Class, Hatchback, Sedan, Wagon
#460 of 886 Re: Buzzing Noise and Odor - 2004 C230SS [mbz66]
Dec 19, 2005 (9:51 am)
My c240 also had the odor problem and the dealer did the following A/C system wynn's Ultrasonic cleaning. I do not know if that will fix the problem because this is my second time with the odor issue. This is seems to be common problem with these cars from the articles that I have read. I am aware that the statement "common problem" is not a scientific conclusion but a mercedes benz should not have such a foul odor.
#461 of 886 C230 KOMPRESSOR POWER LOSS LOW RPM
Dec 19, 2005 (5:13 pm)
I HAVE A 2000 C230 KOMPRESSOR THAT I HAVE HAD FOR ABOUT 8 MONTHS AND WHEN I FIRST GOT IT IT SEEMED A LITTLE GUTLESS ON THE BOTTOM END BUT AFTER A LONG TRIP I TOOK SOME WHERE ALONG THE ROAD IT ALL OF A SUDDEN STARTED TO RUN LIKE IT SHOULD. A WEEK AGO THE CHECK ENGINE LIGHT CAME ON BECAUSE THE GAS TANK SENSOR WENT BAD AND I HAD IT REPLACED. AT THIS POINT I NOTICED I HAD NO POWER ON THE LOWER END LIKE THE KOMPRESSOR WAS NOT WORKING AGAIN. ANY BODY HAVE ANY IDEAS? DON'T THINK THE SENSOR HAD ANYTHING TO DO WITH IT. HOW DO YOU CHECK THE COMPRESSOR?
#462 of 886 2003 C240 ticking from engine
Dec 19, 2005 (9:48 pm)
We have a 2003 C240 that has a ticking when we acellerate. (Sounds like a card in the spokes of a bicycle wheel.) It does not do it all the time. The dealer did some work on the lifters and cam (Starmark warranty) but it seems to still do it after driving for some time. Any suggestions. Thank you.
#463 of 886 Steering Noise - 99 C280
Dec 22, 2005 (11:13 am)
Has anyone experienced a low grunting-whining noise from steering? (sounds like "wurrr-wurrr" when the wheel is turned)It has been extremely cold and I'm wondering if this is the cause as the noise started occuring soon after the drop in temp. The steering function has not been comprimised. Is this normal?
#464 of 886 Re: Steering Noise - 99 C280 [jensbenz]
Dec 22, 2005 (11:24 am)
Check the level of the power steering fluid. Consult the owner's manual for location and what to look for. Otherwise, a leaking steering rack?
#465 of 886 Re: Steering Noise - 99 C280 [jrct9454]
Dec 22, 2005 (1:27 pm)
I'll check it out and let you know what I find. Thanks!
#466 of 886 Re: Steering Noise - 99 C280 [jensbenz]
Dec 22, 2005 (5:33 pm)
I had the same problem on my 2001 C240. It was a leaking hose in the power stearing system (low fluid level). Once the hose was replaced and the fluid topped off the sound went away and the steering feel returned to normal.
#467 of 886 Re: Steering Noise - 99 C280 [jensbenz]
Dec 22, 2005 (8:19 pm)
My C240 had a problem with noise from the steering this year. The service advisor stated the following "a shield had to be put back in place".
#468 of 886 95 C220 ABS light problem
Dec 24, 2005 (10:55 am)
have a 95 C220, with 48K on it. When I apply the brakes, the abs sensor light comes
on and pulsates. It goes out when the pedal is released. It does not light up constantly.
Any clues as to what this may be? I can't find anything specific about it in the owner's
manual. thank you.
#469 of 886 01 C240 - Wildly Inaccurate Exterior Temperature
Dec 24, 2005 (2:00 pm)
Anyone else have this problem, and more importantly, a solution? I can often be driving in 70~80 degree weather and the temperature is reported fairly accurately, but once I hit traffic, it will sometimes shoot up to over 145 degree f.
It will gradually go back down, but not all the way, usually staying in the mid 90s.
If this only affected the display I wouldn't care, but it seems to be linked to the climate control as when the reading shoots up like that the AC comes on.
If the only solution is an expensive MB service visit I'll just use the climate control on manual and replace the temp display with speed, but if there is some cheap sensor I can replace myself that would be best.