Turns off in drive when stopping


Asked by Aug 31, 2016 at 02:46 PM about the 1998 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Hi I have a Mercedes c240 1998 and when it is in
drive and I stop at the lights it turns off. It idles
perfect in neutral, reverse and park but when in
drive it konks out. It drives fine and as long as I
keep the revs up it will keep on going.

3 Answers


Sounds like idle needs shop adjustment Other clues: http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w210-e-class/1630361-car-shuts- off-while-driving.html


Those mercedes drive great but need regular shop attention, sorry heavy on serious maintenance


Thank you for you reply. it starts again straight away with out any problems. Could the gearbox oil be low?

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