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C-Class (W202) Service Manual:
1994, 1995, 1996,
1997, 1998, 1999, 2000

C220, C230, C230 Kompressor, C280

by Bentley Publishers

Hardcover, 8 3/8 in. x 11 in.
1232 pages
over 1275 photos illustrations and diagrams
includes over 600 electrical wiring diagrams
ISBN-13: 978-0-8376-1692-6
Price: $199.95

Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W202) Repair Information: 1994-2000

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class (W202) Service Manual: 1994-2000 contains in-depth maintenance, service and repair information for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class from 1994 to 2000. The aim throughout has been simplicity and clarity, with practical explanations, step-by-step procedures and accurate specifications. Whether youre a professional or a do-it-yourself Mercedes-Benz owner, this manual helps you understand, care for and repair your car.

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00.04 - Maintenance
Fuel Filter Service

Models and engines covered

  • C 220, 4-cylinder 2.2 liter (M 111)
  • C 230, 4-cylinder 2.3 liter (M 111)
  • C 230 Kompressor, 4-cylinder 2.3 liter (M 111)
  • C 280, 6-cylinder 2.8 liter (M 104)
  • C 280, V6 2.8 liter (M 112)

Transmissions covered

  • 4-speed automatic (1994-1996)
  • 5-speed automatic (1997-2000)

The do-it-yourself Mercedes-Benz owner will find this manual indispensable as a source of detailed maintenance and repair information. Even if you have no intention of working on your vehicle, you will find that reading and owning this manual makes it possible to discuss repairs more intelligently with a professional technician.


  • Covers Mercedes-Benz C-Class models 1994-2000 based on the W202 platform, sold from 1994 through 2000.
  • Maintenance procedures from changing the ATF to replacing the cabin air filter. This manual tells you what to do and how and when to do it.
  • Step-by-step cylinder head cover and cylinder head removal and installation.
  • Cooling system and radiator service.
  • Fuel injection and ignition system diagrams and explanations.
  • Information about advanced technical features such as variable intake manifold, traction control and stability control.
  • Suspension repair procedures.
  • Brakes, steering and ABS troubleshooting and repair.
  • Heating and air conditioning repair, including A/C component replacement.
  • Body, hood and sunroof repairs and adjustments.
  • Electrical system service, with an easy-to-use illustrated component locator section.
  • Comprehensive wiring schematics, including power distribution and grounds.
  • Mercedes-Benz OBD II diagnostic trouble codes, SAE-defined OBD II P-codes, as well as basic scan tool operation.
  • Mercedes-Benz factory tolerances, wear limits, adjustments, and tightening torques.

Additional technical content

For additional technical content for the Mercedes-Benz C-Class models from 1994 through 2000, visit our online technical library by clicking below.

Online Technical Library
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 1994-2000 (W202)

Publishing note: Prior to August 2011, this book was published in a softcover edition (ISBN 978-0-8376-1572-1)

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Bentley technical editors removing intake manifold on V6 (M 112) engine.
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Section 00.04 Maintenance
Measuring brake rotor wear.
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ECL Electrical Component Locations
Locations of hundreds of electrical components: Communication equipment under trunk floor.
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ELE Electrical Wiring Diagrams
Detailed electrical schematics.
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 1994-2000
Mercedes-Benz C-Class 1994-2000
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ISBN: 0-8376-1692-1 (ISBN-10)
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