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10.0

really awful
Crashes / Fires:
1 / 1
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
34,000 miles

About These NHTSA Complaints:

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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 electrical problems

electrical problem

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2002 Mercedes-Benz C320 Owner Comments

problem #2

Jul 072006

C320 6-cyl

  • Automatic transmission
  • 50,000 miles

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

The light bulbs in my 2002 Mercedes C320 are repeatedly going out. In the last year I have replaced (or had the dealer replace) the trunk light twice, the license plate light twice, both brake lights in the back at least once. In the last 3 months, we've replaced the front left turn signal light 3 times. The dealer cleaned the connectors last week - says that Mercedes knows of a faulty electrical connector problem and an exec at Mercedes was fired over the bad contractor they used. Currently the front left turn signal works sporadically. We'll bring it in to get replaced and it will work, so I drive it home and it stops working again. Now the dealer says I may need to replace the warning software (big $). he suggested I write to you.

- Duluth, GA, USA

problem #1

Nov 112003

C320

  • 18,000 miles
When driving 15 mph vehicle was involved in a collision. 15 seconds later, vehicle caught on fire. Due to severe fire damage vehicle was a total loss.

- Reisterstown, MD, USA

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