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Mercedes-Benz C-Class repairs by problem area

Engine (30%)

Transmission and Drivetrain (7%)

Brakes and Traction Control (4%)

Suspension and Steering (10%)

Electrical and Air Conditioning (31%)

Paint, Rust, Leaks, Rattles, and Trim (12%)

Other (6%)

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Mercedes-Benz C-Class body repair cost distribution

$2500+ (2%)

$1000 - $2499 (3%)

$500 - $999 (8%)

$100 - $499 (16%)

< $100 (71%)

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Chart based on 138 repair trips. The repair cost chart excludes repairs made under warranty, do-it-yourself repairs, and repair trips that include maintenance.

2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 241hp 2.0L I4 9-speed shiftable automatic RWD

5400 mi Wind noise fixed by installed Acoustic glass in front windows. 

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2017 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 241hp 2.0L I4 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

6 mi speaker rattle 
6200 mi Noise (slight rattling) from driver's seat & passenger door. Tried lubricating the seat and tightening the door -- but no cigar. It is not too distracting, however. 

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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 503hp 4.0L V8 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

4000 mi Cabin panels rattles creaks "excessively" according to tech. From Dash, door, A pillar , Instrument guage cluster cowl, middle control stack. Repairs were done dealer said it would be a work in progress. Most noises is better but some remain 
8000 mi COMAND Display is rattling. Various cab rattles. COMAND DIsplay still rattels others have subsided 
20000 mi Various Rattles noises on inside of cab. Update: rear deck is rattling again. Rocker panel trim passenger side falling off 
1000 mi

US $480
replaced rear trunk spoiler. 

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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 362hp 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

8000 mi Panoramic Sunroof was rattling. Repaired under warranty. 

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2016 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 241hp 2.0L I4 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

2300 mi Glove box rattled constantly - entire assembly replaced. 
23000 mi Center console trim cracked/tore - replaced under warranty. 
14000 mi Went for several issues- wind noise drivers side, recall electrical. No repairs made as parts had to be ordered. 

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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 329hp 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

4000 mi Rear bumper misaligned with fender at seam. 

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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 241hp 2.0L I4 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

2000 mi Excessive cabin wind noise, especially with cross winds. 
3000 mi Oxidation on door trim. Can be buffed out but keeps returning after a few weeks 
10000 mi Torn driver seat at seam. Carpet on driver side pulling out of plastic trim needing replacement. 
11000 mi Rattle and crack noise on driver side door/dash 
11300 mi The rattle/clicking noise near the door jams persisted. Took it back to dealer and have it worked on. Still not fixed. 
20460 mi Experiencing wind noise. Window glass replaced with double glaze. No cost to owner 
24800 mi Clear coat on pano roof 

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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 241hp 2.0L I4 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

3000 mi Rear bumper cover misalignment. Shop attempted to align bumper cover but did a poor job. Broke tail light assembley and had to order replacement which took two extra days. Claimed to diagnose wind noise and stated it was normal. 
3000 mi The door panels make a squeaking sound; all 4 door panels. A repair was attempted, however, the noise remains. The finish on the wheels began to develop white spots. 
15000 mi The vehicle model badging was coming off. 
5000 mi Panoramic Sunroof got stuck. Had to replace the whole unit under warranty. 
23000 mi sunroof shades stopped working. 
2000 mi changed front side windows, refitted the window trims and door mirrors 
2000 mi scratched 3 different locations during the last trip 
4000 mi Some kind of oily stain started to appear on the fake leather dash board 
2000 mi Badly fit fuel filler door had to be replaced. 
3000 mi Defective MB-Tex material. All seat covers and headrests had to be replaced. Unfortunately, not all seat parts were replaced and problem came back, so car has to go back again. Rear bumper cover poorly fit. Had to be shimmed to line up properly with fender. Sunroof shade sagging and looks unsightly. Could not be fixed. 
19800 mi Wind noise from drivers side front door. They attempted to fix it but the noise is still there. 
3500 mi Drive side Head-Light water condensation (passenger side no water condensation)Mercedes-Benz Canada, Richmond Service Centre 13466 Verdun Place Richmond BC Canada, refused to repair saying this is normal for new head-lights! 
29000 mi Rattle around sun roof. Repaired. 
14800 mi replaced passenger make up mirror. replaced chrome lining around drink holder. replaced several window buttons. replaced driver side lower leather as it was tearing. 

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2015 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2dr Coupe

507-horsepower 6.2L V8 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

5040 mi Had some squeaks in the cabin. Had a trip with a mechanic and found it coming out of the rear cargo shelf. Fixed it by tightening the gap between two metal plates. 

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2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 201hp 1.8L I4 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

13400 mi

US $2
Sunroof exploded 
29300 mi squeaks and rattles from dash 
10800 mi Rattle developed from the aluminum trim around the central HVAC vents. It required a new piece of trim to eliminate the noise. 

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2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

302-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

35960 mi

C $90
trunk lid was uneven with gap on one side wider than the other side 

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2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

248-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

17200 mi Various issues were being taken care of - wind leak and a few rattles 
17900 mi Interior noises 

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2013 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2dr Coupe

451-horsepower 6.2L V8 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

15000 mi Several rattles, squeaks and buzzing in trim and speakers. 

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2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 201hp 1.8L I4 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

30000 mi Passenger side front window started to make a noise when rolling down. Dealer found something "sticky" had gotten onto it and cleaned it off and it works. 
18000 mi Hood latch was misaligned and right front part of hood moved about one-half inch up and down... 
24000 mi Left headlight lens developed a hazy section within the plastic outer cover. 

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2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

302-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

34300 mi Vertical trim piece beside windshield on drivers side developed a bubbling of the finish at the top end. Apparently its a plastic film, not paint. Dealer replaced with new piece. Waited for the car, took about 2 hours. 

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2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

19300 mi Driver seat belt plastic pieces broke where buckle snaps into it and receptacle had to be replace. 
20000 mi Driver seat belt receiver plastic outer pieces split in half. Replaced by dealership and had to wait a week on parts. Locking part still worked, just hard to align and snap together. 

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2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

36200 mi Drivers seat base material separated at the seam 

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2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

43000 mi The diverter in the driver's side air vent broke. You couldn't adjust the flow of air to the left or right. This occurred when the car was detailed by the dealer but I didn't discover it until a week later when I tried to change the position There is a wind whistle on the driver's side window when traveling at freeway speeds. The dealer believes this is standard wind noise but it's not. 

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2011 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed manual RWD

16000 mi

US $1900
Windshield 
57000 mi

US $1500
Sunroof. Replaced drain tube and dried electrical connections. 

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2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 181hp 1.8L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

12400 mi C200 have bad smell for years after bought(2009). Took it to the dealer, dealer have been noticed by manufactory the main carpet is the reason for it. Had the dealer replace it. As far as I know, this happened to all 09 C series in China. 

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2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

76000 mi

US $10
Head lights turning yellow, very opaque. Used PlastiX Mequires brand and sand paper in 3 stages to clean, and finally a rotary buffer to finish off. 
2480 mi Rattle / vibration from area of the flip up sat nav screen. Esp noticeable when in closed position. Dealer did not reference this on repair report but verbally told me tightened something up. NOT FIXED AT ALL! 
3100 mi Rattle from flip up command screen area. Dealer atated that they followed TSB for the same and placed some additional padding???. Problem now 95% improved. 
32000 mi The sunroof was making a loud click when shut. The slider was broken. 

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2010 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

36700 mi Sunroof would not open all the way. Dealership replaced motor under warranty. 
25000 mi Returned to dealership to get sunroof fixed for the second time. Overhead control panel faulty again. Removed and replaced under factory warranty. 
42780 mi

C $45
Driver's seat base cover split along a seam. 
54000 mi Front spoiler paint peeling off. Repainted no charge. 
33000 mi

US $775
Driver side A pillar trim loose and water leaking on to outside of window. No internal leak. 
42700 mi

US $312
Not a leak into interior, but the driver side A pillar trim was leaking on to outside of driver side door glass. Replaced trip piece and tightened clamps. 
4000 mi Driver side door panel was replaced as a fix for inoperable inside door handle 

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 201hp 2.1L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual RWD

63540 mi

€120
I noticed some stains on the rims that looked like corrosion. Mercedes declined the responsability saying that it should be caused by some external cause, which I know its not possible. I will pay the reparation myself and, from now no more Mercedes. 

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 168hp 2.1L I4 Diesel 6-speed manual RWD

15500 mi Left headlight dew after rain even car not used during rain. 

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

supercharged 181hp 1.8L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

45760 mi

$400
Broken storage compartment roller-shutter on transmission tunnel next to gear selector. Replacement of roller-shutter or storage compartment assembly. 

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

supercharged 154hp 1.6L I4 6-speed manual RWD

37200 mi

$150
Roof trim strips began to peel.  Glove box dropped out. Shutter lid for middle console deteriorated and disintegrated 

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

supercharged 154hp 1.6L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

38000 mi

£120
Door handle interior drivers side broke. Quoted £500+ because handle needed whole door trim replaced. 

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

58000 mi

US $185
the sun roof switch broke off and entire roof assembly was replaced. Mercedes picked up 50% of cost as courtesy. paint peeling from driver's door handle 

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

21700 mi Interior driver's side door handle broke, door could only be opened by opening window and reaching outside top use exterior door handle (very embarassing in a 2 yr old $50k car. Dealer ordered part and repaired. 
42346 mi Leatherette seat cover cracked. Replaced under warranty. 

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

23000 mi Wind noise drivers window. Not loud but annoying. Replaced seals but no improvement. 
3700 mi Sunroof seal fixed. 
36700 mi Rear parcel shelf rattle. Sunroof juddery when closing from vent position. Dealer removed glass, lubed & reset. 

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

26000 mi MB Tex seat developed tear on it's own and was replaced.  
44000 mi ac vent would not hold a position 
29000 mi replaced a second airflow directional piece in one of the dash vents. 
3720 mi correct rattle in heating system 

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2009 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed manual RWD

11500 mi Weatherstip molding at top of windows on 3 of 4 doors warped and was replaced. Noticed from wind noise inside and then close inspection of exterior. 

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2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 168hp 2.1L I4 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

29000 mi alloy wheel corrosion, wheels refurbished at dealer's expense. 2 days in shop, but courtesy car given. 

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2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

turbocharged 134hp 2.1L I4 Diesel 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

6820 mi Repaired rattle in rear parcel shelf under warranty. 
22500 mi Bonnet star emblem corroded ...replaced. Drivers side wheel emblem wheel centre white opaque film on edge ....replaced. Black plastic strip on roof had rough edges ...replaced. 
23560 mi Glove Box opened way too far. Problem was that the cord brass clamp had broken attachment to the damper which allowed the glove box to fall. Repaired by creating the loop with an electrical wire clamp . 

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2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

6000 mi Chrome trim piece was loose. Bracket was broken and they ordered a new one. Rubber stop for radio panel cover fell out. Part was ordered by dealer. 
40000 mi retracting outside mirrors squeaked. 
42000 mi Outside handle on driver door paint split. 
25000 mi folding side mirrors squeak when moving. Initially reported one year ago but dealer said it was fine. Problem persisted and convinced dealer to fix it on this trip. 
2000 mi Other than standard intro maintence, we noticed a rattle in what appears to be the exhaust only when cold and first started. Dealer could not find, so we will get together with the chief mechanic after the holidays. 
2000 mi Sunroof stutter and rattle fixed, though new rattle introduced in the sunroof cover when opened fully.  
3000 mi Dashboard rattles + back seat squeaks below 40F. 
9000 mi Intermittent rattles (i) in driver-side window (disappears if window slightly open) and (ii) from instrument panel. Shop "could not replicate" but offered to go on a trip with driver when the driver has the time. 
13000 mi Dashboard rattle is now gone.  
20000 mi Dashboard rattle. Fixed by disassembling, reattaching wiring harness and lining up with felt.  Cracked (not torn) driver's seat cover (MB TEX). Seat cushion and cover replaced under warranty.  Sunroof making strange noises when opening. Had gone off its tracks, fixed (realigned/lubed) under warranty. Driver-side window rattle under cold weather conditions. Weather was warm, dealer could not replicate.  
27000 mi Recurring rattle in the sunroof (seems to be an annual issue, take a year or so to develop). Repair was successful for roof. Recurring rattle in dashboard (instruments binnacle, pops up on harsh roads every 6 months or so). This one returned two days after the repair. 
13000 mi squeak from steering column; steering system is okay, just a rattle 
46000 mi crack in driver's seat MBTex cover. had a crack at the same place after 3 years of ownership, it is back -- same type of crack, same place. 
16000 mi Fogging in headlights (Xenon) - MB states this is 'normal' 
26000 mi

US $53
Regular maintenance and break/fix for both sun visors and folding mirrors. 
35000 mi Failed to replicate a rattle. Spent $1000 for service and all 4 tires replaced. 
35000 mi Still rattling when sold. 

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2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

35000 mi Driver seat would rattle going down the road and when you got in and out of car. Added some installation. Ordered some parts in case it came back. 
44000 mi The studded pad came off of the emergency brake pedal. 
45000 mi Rattle in dash left side near fuel gauge Removed instrument cluster bezle and applied noise reduction felt 
4000 mi squeak 

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2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic AWD

13000 mi

US $380
Driver's seating material separated. Not punctured, but separated. Bottom seat cover replaced. 
19331 mi Automatic folding mirrors are squeeking. Dealer fixed... for now. Automatic folding mirrors are squeeking. Dealer fixed... for now. 
Rattle in top of dash behind steering wheel. Had to leave car twice. 
Sirius radio loses signal often and goes silent for a second. According to dealer, unit is perfect, and Sirius signal is to blame. Sunroof rattles when fully opened. 
30380 mi They replaced the driver's side sun shade, becasue it was loose in its mount. 
1000 mi Moonroof sunshade not installed properly, made a slapping noise when driving over bumps in road. New sunshade installed. 
53940 mi

C $600
Crack is arm rest. Replaced entire drivers door panel 
38000 mi Sunroof stuck in a tilt-up position. Car connected to a computer and reset. 
26000 mi The side mirrors squeak when they automatically fold in. They adjusted the mirrors but I think I will be going back since they still squeak at times. 
38000 mi Fixed squeaking mirrors. 
60000 mi

US $600
squeaky side mirrors. 
1000 mi Ding in left rear door B-Pillar trim. Replaced the trim piece. 
3500 mi Center seatbelt in rear deck was rattleing. Dealer put insulation around center seatbelt bracket. Fixed rattle in rear deck that was the center seatbelt, fixed left sideview mirror for vibration. 
24000 mi

US $13
interior chrome peeled, replaced under warranty. rear door unlock pins replaced as they pulled off in very mild use 
10000 mi Rear door alignment needed to be adjusted. 

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2008 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 6-speed manual RWD

38500 mi

US $217
The a/c vent directional vanes in the center of the dash broke. Both vents were replaced. 
44000 mi The slide lever that moves the drivers side AC vent vanes broke. I took the dash apart, removed the vent, repaired the lever and reassembled everything. 

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2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

268-horsepower 3.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

41000 mi Cup holder chrome trim chipping and passenger front door handle loose. 
47000 mi Door trim was not aligned properly after repair from previous trip. 
57500 mi

US $100
Coating peeling on glove box vinyl. Glove box replaced. 

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2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

40100 mi Snaps on chrome plastic bezel surrounding shifter broke, causing shifter to move around. Research indicates that this is a fairly common issue. Solution is to buy a whole new shifter cover assembly or repair it with paper clips. 

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2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

22000 mi replace right side roof moulding 

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2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

201-horsepower 2.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

41000 mi Car had a very annoying squeak under dashboard on driver's side.  Also, the trim/track on driver's side window tore allowing excess wind noise and water to leak in. Squeaks were caused by loose/broken clips. Covered by warranty. Annoying squeak was being heard under the driver side dash when driving over rough roads. Ended up being degraded clips behind the dash.  
46000 mi

US $100
interior trim, shifter boot came loose, retaining clip broke 
41000 mi

US $40
Passenger door pull broke. Purchased part from dealer and self-installed. 

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2007 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4-door

supercharged 4-cylinder automatic 2WD

11780 mi

€190
Drivers seat was rattling 

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2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

228-horsepower 3.0L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

75000 mi

US $500
Rattle in door, could not replicate but went away when door taken apart to fix window switches. 
98000 mi

US $150
Center console cover broken, replaced. 
54000 mi The clips broke for the chrome ring around the shifter, reattached using superglue. 

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2006 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

201-horsepower 2.5L V6 7-speed shiftable automatic RWD

93300 mi

US $600
door handle for front driver and passenger plastic handle broken 
37000 mi Finish on rear of gearshift knob was peeling. The gearshift knob was replaced at no charge under factory warranty. 
41000 mi sunroof would not close using "one touch" control. It would close if the button was held until closed. 
34000 mi

US $425
Trim ring on cupholder had chrome flaking off. Replaced cupholder under warranty when doing "B" service. 

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2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Engine not specified

66000 mi

US $600
Couldn't open the door because Mercedes used a $2 door handle that I paid $150 to replace. NOT HAPPY! 

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2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

66340 mi noises...transmission clunks at low speeds when accelerating or decelerating. something underneath is also squeaking when I go over bumps but not when mechanic is in the car! 

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2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

supercharged 189hp 1.8L I4 6-speed manual RWD

65000 mi

US $30
Steering column hub (supports turn signal switch, etc) became loose. Required epoxy to repair loose hub. 

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2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

supercharged 189hp 1.8L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

41000 mi Paint peeling off of shift knob. 
108000 mi

US $19
front left fender well lining dislodged and hit tire, removed and replaced with non-oem part. Perfomed the repair myself, took about a half hour. 
20000 mi

US $1800
Warranty. MB replaced the cabin carpet entirely after it began to discolor. No other repairs. 
90000 mi Cover for driver seat motors has failed and come loose from chassis. 
103000 mi

US $435
Seat trim on the driver power seat had broken where it covers the power rack. Replaced the cover. 
121000 mi Repaired seat trim again. 
45000 mi Rattles from speaker grilles; repair not successful 

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2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

168-horsepower 2.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

98000 mi

US $841
Replaced L/F door exterior trim, and Quarter Panel Trim 
53000 mi Wood trim around gear shifter is cracking. Mercedes dealer told this is normal because of enivronmental conditions and not covered under warranty. We believe poor workmanship and this is the last Mercedes we buy. 
52000 mi

US $300
The driver door seal was replaced due to excessive road noise. Parts & Labour of $300. Problem solved. 

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2005 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2dr Hatch

supercharged 189hp 1.8L I4 6-speed manual RWD

12000 mi adjust rear hatch -- was rubbing against bootlid, leading to small crack in clearcoat 
32000 mi

US $350
Driver window rattle repaired by disassembling, tightening, and reassembling driver's door.  

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2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

supercharged 189hp 1.8L I4 6-speed manual RWD

76980 mi door handle broke while pulling the door to close. Took plastic handle off and used marine epoxy to glue the broken mounting plate 

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2004 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

supercharged 189hp 1.8L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

48000 mi

US $183
Lubed sunroof. 

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2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Wagon

168-horsepower 2.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic AWD

22562 mi

US $909
1) Ski Bag - missing (arm rest) 2) Pulled dent out of rear pass door on drv side 3) Repair damaged seat stop 4) Replace miss screws in front pass seat 5) Gave Radio Code 6) Fixed tear in front drv speaker 7) Filled out warranty b 

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2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

supercharged 189hp 1.8L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

83000 mi Sunroof fixed by dealer who got the car. 
20460 mi Right passenger visor mirror not working properly - fixed under warranty. Strange rattle in passenger compartment - seat tracks lubricated under warranty. 

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2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

215-horsepower 3.2L V6 6-speed manual RWD

71000 mi

US $95
Front door handles broke. 

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2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

168-horsepower 2.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

79000 mi

US $500
Body rust through. Frankly, I was pissed. 

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2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2dr Hatch

supercharged 189hp 1.8L I4 6-speed manual RWD

104160 mi Fixed rust and corrosion on both doors, quarter panels and front fenders 
84940 mi

C $120
Rust appearing around rear wheel arches and around passenger door handle. Shop discovered more rust behind rear wheel fender liners. Repair under manufacturer good will. 
93620 mi Clear coat peeling where body shop had repainted for previous warranty rust repair. 

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2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2dr Hatch

supercharged 189hp 1.8L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

85000 mi

US $320
Sunroof would only retract 2" and stop. Left rail was broken. Left and right rails replaced and lubed by independent Mecedes-only repair shop (and they are authorized to make warranty repairs). Sunroof now works like new. 
106000 mi

US $390
Another car was backing out and hit side of our car. Insurance repaired side panel and replaced headlamp. Paid to have other headlamp replaced since lens was badly yellowed. 
137000 mi The main cable in the panoramic roof snapped. Initial estimated repair was $1200 (mostly labor). Opted to leave it closed and inoperable for right now. Option to repair it at a later service. 
146000 mi

US $1200
Sunroof inop 

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2003 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2dr Hatch

215-horsepower 3.2L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

70000 mi

US $825
Sunroof broke last yr..repaired..broke again last month...told it's a new problem--involves replacing several motor parts-cost $2,000+.inside rear slider piece open..exposed to sun..will be roasting this summer.Very disappointed in car--many repairs 

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2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Wagon

215-horsepower 3.2L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

-replace transmission bezel trim -replace dr side seatbelt -tighten loose dr side door handle 
-R&I inner tailgate panel to place felt tape on -R&I 3rd window seal 

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2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

supercharged 349hp 3.2L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

121000 mi

US $3000
Clogged drains flooded a fuse box and shorted the ECU. 

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2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

168-horsepower 2.6L V6 6-speed manual RWD

101300 mi

US $411
Interior headliner came loose at rear of cabin. Attempted owner repair with aerosol headliner glue. Unsuccessful. Took car to uphostelry shop. 

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2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 4dr Sedan

168-horsepower 2.6L V6 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

87000 mi Needed headliner. 

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2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2dr Hatch

supercharged 192hp 2.3L I4 6-speed manual RWD

62820 mi Rust on wheel wells 
65000 mi Buzzing noice from the wind deflector area when driving with open sunroof. Replaced wind deflector rubber seal. 
98000 mi

US $60
Replaced power roof motor 

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2002 Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2dr Hatch

supercharged 192hp 2.3L I4 5-speed shiftable automatic RWD

112500 mi

US $9000
Sunroof continued to come off track. They replaced at this incredible fee ($9000). Then it went out again and they said something else was wrong. Did not honor warrenty. and this is at Dealer. They refused to call me back. 
45000 mi

US $2500
Sunroof cartridge failure, with a 3 inch spring ejected. Did not fix. 

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