1995 Mercedes C-280 Engine Troubleshooting | eHow UK

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1995 Mercedes C-280 Troubleshooting

You can troubleshoot your Mercedes engine with an OBD

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If your Mercedes C280 is experiencing difficulties, there may be a slew of and components that need to be Although it’s impossible to every scenario, there are troubleshooting tricks to deal known issues of the C280 Having a few speciality tools, as an OBD scanner, and knowing how to diagnose Mercedes can help you save and money.


Drive your up on a set of car ramps and use a flashlight to inspect as of the electrical harness wiring as Most Mercedes-Benz vehicles between 1993 and 1997 been known for having a electrical harness that caused fires or stalling out and of power while driving. If the harness begins to disintegrate or have the entire harness as the problem will only to worsen, increasing the risk of the vehicle.

Disconnect the negative cable your Mercedes C280 car and remove the throttle body clamp with a screwdriver. The body is located between the manifold and the air filter cabin. rubber gloves and safety spray throttle-body cleaner the air duct and use gentle brushing to any grime present in the component.

If you cracking sounds coming the throttle body when the C280, you may need to replace the throttle body if the cleaner not improve its performance.

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Use an OBD II scanner to check the Mercedes-Benz troubleshoot codes. Locate the OBD II terminal, which is located at the left part of the steering and plug in the OBD II scanner. Turn on the OBD II and turn the ignition to the accessories

Record the codes from the OBD II and look them up on websites as AutoZone or OBD II Codes.

Test connections leading to any sensors come up on the OBD II scanner before the sensors themselves. Turn the key to the On position without cranking the and apply the probes of a multimeter, set to to the electrical harness connection. If the reads between 4.0 and 5.0 volts, the sensor needs replacement.

Clean your MAF (mass air sensor if you are experiencing rough or stalling out. Disconnect the MAF which is located between the air cabin and the throttle body, by a Torx screwdriver. Unplug the and clean it with MAF cleaner.

the MAF sensor to air dry before reinserting it the MAF housing. Replace the MAF with a new if the engine continues to run poorly.

Use a computer with Internet to look for potential problems TSBs (technical service or recalls. Currently, as of 2011, are no recalls on the 1995 C280. there are 56 TSB summaries, which help point out areas to when experiencing problems your Mercedes.

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