Hie guys how can I solve hunting problems on my C220 W202 Mercedes Benz. Also when I hit more than 80km/hr car vibrates badly.


Asked by Sep 21, 2013 at 10:48 AM about the 1996 Mercedes-Benz C-Class

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have cleaned the throttle body as well as replaced plugs. I have also done compression
test but results were good.

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Mick Stewart

1,For the hunting problem, check that all the vacuum hoses are attached correctly and there are no leaking joints, check the air filter is in good condition and the air box is closed properly, check the pipe from the air box to the throttle body for splits, the ignition coil lead for loose/split cable and have the sensor in the air pipe (just after the air box, has a wire plugged into it) checked as they pack up, giving the ECU a head ache. 2, The vibration at speed could be caused by a number of things. First, because the vibration appears at speed i'd have all 4 wheels balanced as you may have lost a wheel weight, Second, while the cars jacked up check the wheel bearings (with the wheel on and tightened up hold the top and bottom of the wheel and give it a wiggle, if you feel any movement you need to change the bearing which is easy on most mercs). If these are fine then the next place to look would be the rubber couplings on the prop shaft as these also tend to fail. Oh, and get the tracking checked. Hope I've been helpful and you get to the bottom of your problems.. Good luck!

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I agree with Mick. Check the tires and balancing first. The vast majority of vibration problems are found here. Out of balance, a flat spot, etc are common problems. Also - check tires pressures. This can make a big difference.

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FfMy 1994 mercedes benz c 220 cut off on me I cranked it but it keep cutting off I have changed the crank shaft, crank sensor, and computer. What could the problem be?

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Mick Stewart

Wow you went straight to the big guns huh. Start simply by eliminating Problems with fuel delivery. If all that checks out, move onto the ignition system, ignition coil, plugs leads etc.


hey mick what causes a 96 c220 to completely cut out after a few seconds of idling? even if one were to "throttle jockey" the gas pedal the vehicle acts as if it wants to shut down? any ideas?

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