pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
Average Mileage:
48,150 miles
Total Complaints:
3 complaints

Most common solutions:

  1. replace timing chain, cam sprockets, tensioner (3 reports)
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problem #3

Jan 012018

C200 C200 2.0L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 51,290 miles

When starting the car the vehicle make loud rattling noise and the entire car shakes. I took the car to the mechanic and he said it is the timing chain issue. I can't believe my car has 82,500 kms only with regular services.

- Angus C., Melbourne, Australia

problem #2

Mar 282017

C200 Sport 1.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,531 miles

the car in general is a good car, never went to the dealership for warranty only services only for this problem that have the car and I read 1 person in Australia have exact the same problem and exact the same millage

- Alfredo M., Naucalpan, Mexico

problem #1

Jun 012016

C200 1.8L

  • Automatic transmission
  • 46,603 miles

at cold start, engine rattled first few seconds and engine light turned on the dash.. Fault code po340 cam shaft position sensor came up after diagnosis with scan tool, Replaced the sensor & same error came back up, took car back to mechanic,he diagnosed that Car had stretched timing chain issue and as a result had to replace timing chain, 2 cam sprockets and tensioner at 70k on the clock after replacing the above, car went back to normal with no faults have others been through same issue?

pretty disappointing that this happened as car was regularly serviced and has travelled only 70000..

- ene, Melbourne, Australia