Skip the auto shop - Our mechanics make house calls

Q: My C240 Mercedes feels like it's skipping and the Check Engine Light is on

asked by on

It's skipping

My car has 105000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hey there. The Check Engine Light comes on when there is a fault stored in the engine control module. A fault can be set by any number of sensors, ignition, or fuel system components that may have gone bad. A certified technician can diagnose why the Check Engine Light is on by connecting a scan tool to the vehicle’s diagnostic port. The scan tool will identify why the check engine light is on and lead the technician down the proper path to correct the issue. Have the system diagnosed as soon as possible to avoid doing damage to the engine or other components.

Was this answer helpful?

Need advice from certified mechanic? Get help now!

Over 1000 mechanics are ready to answer your question.
The statements expressed above are only for informational purposes and should be independently verified. Please see our terms of service for more details

Ask a Mechanic
(100% Free)

Have a car question? Get free advice from our top-rated mechanics.

Ask A Mechanic
Over 10,000 questions answered!
  • Home
  • Questions
  • My C240 Mercedes feels like it's skipping and the Check Engine Light is on

Get an instant quote for your car

Our certified mechanics come to you ・Backed by 12-month, 12,000-mile guarantee・Fair and transparent pricing

Get a quote

What others are asking

Q: Cylinders misfiring.

Hello - an engine misfire can be caused by ignition issues (bad spark plugs, plug wires, coils, or ignition module), or by fuel issues (clogged or leaking fuel injectors). I would recommend an engine misfire inspection by a mobile, professional...

Q: jeep over heating

This can be caused by a number of things such as low coolant levels, a faulty thermostat, or a failing coolant fan switch. As you may know the coolant fan switch helps to maintain the proper coolant temperature by turning...

Q: Check Engine code is P0115

Hi. The most common repair for that code is the sensor itself. A low coolant condition can cause it as well so the cooling system will need to be inspected. It will need to be checked for leaks and the...

Related articles

How Do Power Car Windows Increase Passenger Safety?
Power windows are responsible for approximately 2,000 emergency room visits every year. When a power window closes, it exerts enough force to bruise or break bones, crush fingers, or restrict an airway. Though...
How Long Does a Heater Control Valve Last?
Keeping the right amount of coolant in a car is essential in keeping the engine at the right temperature. Failing to have the right amount of coolant or even bad elements...
P0052 OBD-II Trouble Code: HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1)
P0052 code definition HO2S Heater Control Circuit High (Bank 2 Sensor 1) What the...