really awful
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
2,185 miles

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problem #4

Jul 182006

CLK320 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • miles
Mercedes-Benz C240 of 2002 year. Water leakage was detected near the engine and the fuse box. The fuse box and the external light switch were damaged and required to replace. The water was coming from the external such as rain.

- Fairview, NJ, USA

problem #3

Jun 302005

CLK320 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 39 miles
I have had my vehicle in the shop for well over 40+ days regarding a vibration that causes me to believe it could be safety related. I'm almost afraid to drive the vehicle since the dealer can not fix the problem and has no idea of what the problem is. My vehicle is a 2002 Mercedes C240. At the present time I have been without my vehicle going on 6 weeks, this is the 6th or 7th time it has been at the dealer.

- N Huntingdon, PA, USA

problem #2

Mar 062003

CLK320 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 8,700 miles
3/03 within 3 months of purchasing my 2002 C-240, the air conditioning stopped working, fuel gauge failed, headlight washer broke, and one of the vents on the dash fell apart. Took in for service and was given another 2002 C-240, and while driving the loaner car in the mountains, it began down shifting itself and there was no power. Car would come to complete stop and then would start moving again. Happened 6 times. Mercedes dealer thought was isolated incident. I felt it was very serious as I was on interstate when it would suddenly stop in traffic. Could have caused a very serious accident. 4/03 air conditioning not working again.

- Denver, CO, USA

problem #1

Dec 052002


  • miles
My major concern is with regard to the failure of ABS and traction control while driving in the snow during the snow storm on Dec 5th. These systems are supposed to provide a layer of safety in these conditions. When I contacted Mercedes roadside assistance, they informed me that the sensors must have gotten wet and therefore made the system inoperable. Then does this mean that there is an inherrent design problem with this vehicle. I hope you will take a look into this problem, before anyone else has to go through a nightmare driving situation as I had to. That I did not get into an accident is a miracle. However someone else may not be so lucky.

- Woodbury, NY, USA