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8.0

pretty bad
Typical Repair Cost:
No data
Average Mileage:
79,000 miles
Total Complaints:
1 complaints

Most Common Solutions:

  1. replace throttle positioning sensor (1 reports)
2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 engine problems

engine problem

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2002 Mercedes-Benz C240 Owner Comments

problem #1

Mar 042013

C240 2.6L V6

  • Automatic transmission
  • 79,000 miles

A D V E R T I S E M E N T S

lack of power when stepping on throttle

Purchased vehicle pre-owned from well known Acura dealership in Bay Area. Upon driving car after purchase, vehicle had noticeable rough idle 80% of the time. Also, when attempting to accelerate while entering freeway, vehicle revved/sounded like it was speeding up, but vehicle felt like it wasn't moving at the rate it sounded like. Brought vehicle in for inspection; Acura service was unable to locate problem. Service contracted with neighboring Mercedes-Benz dealer to inspect issue. Found the issue to be a failed throttle positioning sensor. Mercedes-Benz service replaced unit and returned to Acura service. Issue resolved.

- , Dublin, CA, USA

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