1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Transmission Service

1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Service Schedule

Not sure when your 1996 C220 is due for its next transmission service?

Why is Your 1996 C220’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because of the transmission’s responsibility to translate the right dose of power into the right amount of speed, a small transmission issue can put a big dent in your C220’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking on the road, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you ignore Mercedes-Benz C220 transmission issues your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that your C220 isn’t working at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1996 C220s

Mercedes-Benz recommends having your C220's transmission system routinely inspected for wear and tear. First off, the transmission fluid in your C220 should be exchanged regularly with Mercedes-Benz-approved fluid. Our technicians know how to service your 1996 C220 up to Mercedes-Benz-recommended standards. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your C220’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help diagnose, treat, and prevent major transmission issues.

How Much Do Mercedes-Benz C220 Transmission Repairs Cost

We do our best to keep Mercedes-Benz C220 transmission repairs and services affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your C220 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your vehicle needs a fluid exchange or routine maintenance, you can trust our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1996 Mercedes-Benz C220 Transmission Q&A

  • What happens if I "ride" my Mercedes-Benz's brakes? Riding the brakes or keeping your foot on the brake pedal (even lightly) can lead to transmission issues. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • How much can I tow in a Mercedes-Benz C220? Think twice before volunteering to tow your friend's moving trailer, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Always consult your owner's manual before towing or hauling something.
  • Does my C220's transmission fluid need to be inspected? Caring for your Mercedes-Benz C220’s transmission fluid is a great way to help it perform. Some technicians would say that between 30,000 and 60,000 miles is a good timeframe for having your Mercedes-Benz's transmission fluid checked and replaced, but that timeline can vary depending on how your vehicle is used and your manufacturer’s recommendations. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Take Time for Your Mercedes-Benz C220 Transmission

Whether you drive an automatic or manual, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help diagnose and fix transmission issues. Schedule transmission services for your C220 today.