Transmission Services for 1999 Mercedes-Benz C280

Why is Your 1999 C280’s Transmission So Important?

The transmission delivers power from the engine to the wheels so that you can drive on your terms. Because your transmission is responsible for converting the right amount of power into the right amount of speed, a tiny transmission issue can take a major toll on your car’s performance. They're often easy to notice. 1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 transmission problems can show up as shifting delays, grinding or jumping during acceleration, the car shaking at any speed, or whistling noises and a burning smell coming from under the hood. If you don’t pay attention to Mercedes-Benz C280 transmission trouble your could suffer a loss in fuel efficiency or find that you can't drive your C280 at all.

Mercedes-Benz Transmission Recommendations for 1999 C280s

According to Mercedes-Benz, your C280’s transmission should be checked regularly for wear and tear. Specifically, Mercedes-Benz recommends exchanging transmission and differential fluids in 1999 Mercedes-Benz C280s at certain intervals with Mercedes-Benz-approved transmission fluid. Our expert techs are familiar with 1999 C280 services and perform them according to Mercedes-Benz-recommended specifications. As soon as you suspect something’s wrong with your C280’s transmission, book an appointment at your local Firestone Complete Auto Care to help keep your Mercedes-Benz running for miles and miles.

Mercedes-Benz C280 Transmission Service Cost

We work to keep the average cost for Mercedes-Benz C280 transmission fluid changes and repairs affordable. Visit your local Firestone Complete Auto Care and we’ll give your car a free Courtesy Check. We’ll give your C280 a check-up so you can make informed service and repair decisions. Whether your car needs a transmission fluid exchange or preventative maintenance, you can count on our Triple Promise: Fixed Right. Priced Right. Right on Time.

1999 Mercedes-Benz C280 Questions & Answers

  • What happens if I "ride" my Mercedes-Benz's brakes? Riding the brakes (keeping your foot lightly pressed on the brake pedal for a long time) can lead to transmission issues over time. Pay attention to how often you apply your brake and use engine braking when possible.
  • What can I tow in a Mercedes-Benz? Think twice before offering to tow something for a friend, no matter how small. The added weight can cause issues with your transmission if your vehicle isn't equipped to handle the load. Double check your owner's manual to ensure your C280 is equipped with a towing setup and can handle whatever you're thinking about towing.
  • How often does my C280 transmission fluid need to be checked? Maintaining your Mercedes-Benz C280 transmission fluid is one of the best ways to maintain your transmission's health. A general rule of thumb is to have your transmission fluid checked and changed about every 30,000 to 60,000 miles, but that timeline can change if you're hard on your Mercedes-Benz. The good news is that transmission fluid leaks are affordable to repair and easy to spot.

Show Your Mercedes-Benz C280’s Transmission Some TLC

Automatic or manual transmission, Firestone Complete Auto Care can help. Schedule a transmission service or repair today.