Mercedes-Benz C280 Car Starter Repair at your home or office.

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Car Starter Repair Estimate for Mercedes-Benz C280

Mercedes-Benz C280 Car Starter Repair costs $416 on average. Following is a breakdown of the labor and parts estimates.

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$321 to $513
Labor: $70 -$240
Parts: $251 -$273
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$594 to 825
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$396 to 591
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280V6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$612.72Shop/Dealer Price$773.81 - $1199.91
2007 Mercedes-Benz C280V6-3.0LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$755.54Shop/Dealer Price$968.52 - $1435.11
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280L6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$690.02Shop/Dealer Price$884.00 - $1311.30
2000 Mercedes-Benz C280V6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$612.72Shop/Dealer Price$773.89 - $1200.04
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280L6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$690.02Shop/Dealer Price$883.93 - $1311.19
1994 Mercedes-Benz C280L6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$676.02Shop/Dealer Price$864.78 - $1288.17
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280L6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$690.02Shop/Dealer Price$884.29 - $1311.82
2006 Mercedes-Benz C280V6-3.0LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$755.54Shop/Dealer Price$968.50 - $1435.09
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Car Starter Repair Service & Cost

What is the Starter all about?

A starter is an electrical motor that is connected to the battery. The job of a starter is to set the engine (pistons, crankshaft, etc.) in motion when you turn the ignition switch on. Once the engine starts and is in motion, the job of starter is done. If the starter goes bad, the engine will not crank properly when you turn the ignition key on or may not crank at all.

Starter

Keep in mind:

The symptoms of a faulty starter are similar to that of a dead battery. Without the power from the battery, the starter cannot get the engine in motion. In order to determine if the problem is the battery or starter, test the lights, radio, and horn. If they do not work, a dead battery is likely. If they work, it is more likely a problem with the starter. Since the starter is an electrical motor, it will eventually fail and require replacement during its service life.

How it's done:

  • Inspect the starter and ignition switch.
  • Remove and replace starter if it has failed.
  • Test for power going to starter.
  • Inspect the starter relay, grounds, supply cables and battery.

Our recommendation:

During regular maintenance and checkups, your starter should be inspected. If your vehicle ever has trouble turning on, you may have a problem with your starter, and you should schedule an inspection.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Starter?

  • Car does not start or starts intermittently (when turning the ignition key).
  • Single loud click but engine does not start.
  • Starter operation is noisy.

How important is this service?

The starter is a very strong electrical motor that is in charge of setting your engine’s various components in motion. When you turn your key to ignite the vehicle, the battery sends power to the starter, and the starter’s motor begins to operate. This motor then turns the crankshaft, and moves the pistons and other components of the engine, which allows all the parts to move when the ignition system ignites the fuel.

When the starter fails, the engine’s components will not be put in motion, and the engine won’t work. As a result, the car won’t turn on. If your starter is malfunctioning, you’ll likely hear a clicking noise as the ignition system does its job, but since the engine’s pieces are stationary, the engine will never catch, and your vehicle won’t turn on.

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Tien was great, but the app/business made two errors. A. You switched mechanics on me at 9pm the night before. Tien was unaware of this switch and couldn't make it to my house in time when he found out the next morning. I understand you expect your mechanics to be responsive, but that's unrealistic...consequently the customer paid for it. B. A customer support rep reached out, with what I believe is an automated email, asking why I signed up but did not book an appointment. I had booked an appointment; this showed disorganization and hurt brand equity. All-in-all if Tien hadn't been awesome, quick, courteous my experience would have been very different. Positives: Very convenient service. I feel it should be cheaper with the reduced overhead of a mechanic shop, but with discount was very fair. Effective and quick, no hassle. Negatives: Y'all need a redesign on web. Haven't seen app, but web is kinda 2005-ish. Thanks for the oil change and I'll recommend y'all (and Tien) to some folks. Live long and prosper.
1998 MERCEDES-BENZ C280 - OIL CHANGE - BERKELEY, CALIFORNIA

Brikk

14 years of experience
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14 years of experience
a very informative inspection...looking forward to my mechanic repairing "the ole girl".......thanks !
1998 MERCEDES-BENZ C280 - COOLANT IS LEAKING - CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA

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a great mechanic....good and reliable, and very knowledgeable....
1998 MERCEDES-BENZ C280 - SERPENTINE/DRIVE BELT - CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA
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CarServiceEstimateShop/Dealer Price
1998 Mercedes-Benz C280V6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$612.72Shop/Dealer Price$773.81 - $1199.91
2007 Mercedes-Benz C280V6-3.0LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$755.54Shop/Dealer Price$968.52 - $1435.11
1997 Mercedes-Benz C280L6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$690.02Shop/Dealer Price$884.00 - $1311.30
2000 Mercedes-Benz C280V6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$612.72Shop/Dealer Price$773.89 - $1200.04
1995 Mercedes-Benz C280L6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$690.02Shop/Dealer Price$883.93 - $1311.19
1994 Mercedes-Benz C280L6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$676.02Shop/Dealer Price$864.78 - $1288.17
1996 Mercedes-Benz C280L6-2.8LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$690.02Shop/Dealer Price$884.29 - $1311.82
2006 Mercedes-Benz C280V6-3.0LService typeCar Starter RepairEstimate$755.54Shop/Dealer Price$968.50 - $1435.09
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