fairly significant
Crashes / Fires:
0 / 0
Injuries / Deaths:
0 / 0
Average Mileage:
11,960 miles

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2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 wheels / hubs problems

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2008 Mercedes-Benz C300 Owner Comments

problem #5

Nov 042013

C300 6-cyl

  • 33,000 miles


The contact owns a 2008 Mercedes Benz C class. The vehicle was equipped with Continental sport tires, tires size 255/35/ZR18. The dot number was unavailable. The contact stated while driving approximately 35 mph the tire pressure warning indicator illuminated. The driver pulled over to the side of the road. The rear passenger's side tire was completely deflated. The defective tire was replaced with a spare. The vehicle was taken to an independent mechanic where a new tire was installed. The manufacturer was not notified of the failure. The approximate failure mileage was 33,000. Updated 3/5/14

- Tampa , FL, USA

problem #4

Feb 012011

C300 6-cyl

  • 20,000 miles
Right front tire was replaced at 20K for bubble that formed on the side wall after hitting small pot hole; right front tire needs to be replaced now for the same reason.

- Ft Washington, MD, USA

problem #3

May 052008


  • 1 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Mercedes Benz C300. She had to replace five tires. The five tires that were replaced also included the new tire she used to replaced another tire. The first incident occurred on May 14, 2008 while driving approximately 25 mph making a right turn and the right rear tire side wall split. And on March 13, 2009 she hit a pot hole and noticed that the right rear front and left tire failed again, they both had a bubble in them. The third incident occurred on February 28, 2010. She hit a pot hole and again the left front tire blew out. She will take the vehicle to the dealer to be inspected. The tires that failed were manufactured by Continental, line conti pro contact, size 225-45 R17 91H, dot 65typxh6 all tires had the same dot number except one dot number was lm7rpxh6. The vehicle failure mileage was 1 and the current mileage was 25,000. She contacted the tire manufacturer, but they didn't offer any assistance.

- North Providence, RI, USA

problem #2

Sep 282008


  • 3,800 miles
Approximately 2 weeks ago I received a message on my dash board to correct the tire pressure in my new 2008 Mercedes Benz C300 with less than 4000 miles. I inspected the tires and noticed a bulge in the sidewall of the rear tire on the passenger side of the car. I called the dealer and was told that it wasn't covered under warranty and I have to purchase a new tire, which I did. Now approx 2 weeks later, I have a bulge in the sidewall of the front tire on the passenger side of the car. The tires Continental contiprocontact 225/45 R17 91H cost approx $280 each to replace at the dealer. This has got to be a defect from the tire company. Tire brand: Continental tire line: Contipro contact tire size: 225/45 R17 91H component: Sidewall bulge dot code: Lm7R pxh6 3707 tire was mounted on: 2008 Mercedes Benz C300 4 door.

- Tracy, CA, USA

problem #1

Jul 232008


  • 3,000 miles
The contact owns a 2008 Mercedes Benz C300. The vehicle has Michelin Pilot sport tires, size 232/35/19 (na) in the front and size 265/30/19 (na) in the rear. The tires were underinflated by the dealer, which caused the vehicle to drive roughly. The vehicle has been to the dealer several times, but the failure has not been corrected. The failure mileage was 3,000.

- Inglewood, CA, USA

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