2006 Mercedes benz C230 Engine And Engine Cooling Problems, Complaints and Defects, Recalls and Failures

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2006 Mercedes benz C230 Engine And Engine Cooling Problems, Complaints and Defects

 Issue ID884121
 Internal NHTSA #10427695
 ManufacurerMERCEDES-BENZ USA, LLC.
 BrandMERCEDES BENZ
 ModelC230
 Model Year2006
 File date17/09/11
 ComponentENGINE AND ENGINE COOLING
Product type codeVEHICLE
 Description of the problemOn march 12, 2011, during an "a" service, i was informed by my mechanic, the check engine light was illuminated due to the left intake cam sensor was defective but it was not a big concern. On september 17, 2011, during a "b" service, my mechanic stated the check engine light was illuminated again for the left intake cam and the right exhuast cam adjuster magnets were defective or the balance shaft was worn. At this point the car was running ok but he said if he runs a diagnostic test on the engine again in the near future and it reads a second problem on the right side cam side, there is a strong possibility teeth on the cam spocket due to the usage of an inferior product. He explained it would be approximately $4,000. 00 to repair, he was repairing a vehicle with the same problem and showed me the wear on the teeth which cause the inbalance of the shaft and the cams come off line. In my mechanics opinion, mercedes benz knows about their defective part byt they do not want to have a "campaign" to resolve the issue and my type/year engine was made with this inferior part. I travel 80 miles to and from work and cannot afford to spend this money for a repair on a vehicle that is suppose to last me forever. *tt
 Vehicle Mileage at Failure100731
Number of Occurences2
Source of the issueNHTSA WEB SITE
 City and StateLA VERNE, CA
VIN pattern WDBRF52H16AXXXXXX
 Was vehicle invloved in a crash?N
 Was vehicle involved in a fire?N
 Was incedent reported to police?N
 Was medical attention required?
 Was part original equipment?
No. of injured persons0
No. of fatalities0
 Date of purchase23/01/21
Was original owner?N
Anti-lock brakesN
Cruise controlN
Number of cylinders6
Drive train typeRWD
Transmission type
 Vehicle speed0
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 Location of tire code
 Type of tire failure code
 Was defective tire repaired?
 Date of manufacture
Type of child seat code
Type of restraint
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  • What is Recall?

    A recall is when a product is removed from the market or a correction is made to the product because it is either defective or potentially harmful.
  • What is Failure?

    Failure is the state or condition of not meeting a desirable or intended objective, and may be viewed as the opposite of success. Product failure ranges from failure to sell the product to fracture of the product, in the worst cases leading to personal injury, the province of forensic engineering.
  • What is Defect?

    Non-conformance of a car component with the specified requirements, or non-fulfillment of user expectations, including the safety aspects.
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