What can make my 1997 Mercedes Benz c230 sputter at take off and shift hard

Asked by Feb 17, 2015 at 01:35 AM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Just had to chNge tourque dampner  
and there is a humming still comin
from under the middle of the middle
of back end

2 Answers


It could be a dirty MAF ( mass air flow sensor ) or even a bad coil pack. I would try cleaning the MAF first since that it the cheapest and easiest option.


Here is a link to a video on how to clean it: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t5Iw_nJ_EZ4

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