I have 1998 c230, engine check always light up every time accelerate the pedal to speed up.I replace the gas lid, it still lights up after. could u help?

Asked by Nov 06, 2012 at 11:24 AM about the 1998 Mercedes-Benz C-Class C 230 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Engine check always light up and vibrations occur when it is on stop position.not responding well when I
accelerate. I replaced the gas tank lid but still the problem comes. please advice what is the solution.

3 Answers


Possible Mass Air Flow sensor. Take it to a dealer have them check self-adaptation values. If you need one get it from a VW dealer or aftermarket. Much cheaper than MB.


First thing to do is get the engine codes read. If the check engine light comes on it means the engine computer has stored a fault code. which you will need to access to tell you what the problem is, or point you in the right direction. You'll need a code reader. it is a waste of time to start speculating until you get the engine codes read.


sounds like a misfire, atleast one...best way any chain auto parts store, scan it for free, and get the list of potential issues, then post em, lets see if we can help save u money

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