Mercedes-Benz C-Class Petrol and Diesel (1993-2000) Service (Haynes Service and Repair Manuals)
Not very technical for a very technical automobile
By Louis Hinkle "Louis Hinkle" - June 4, 2011
I found this publication to be very general and it doesn't even recognize the C230 Kompressor. For instance I'm having an EGR problems (P0410) the manual only has a paragraph with absolutely no troubleshooting instructions. I would more think this manual as a general owner's manual on checking fluids and tire pressures. If you need schematics and troubleshooting procedures you will be disappointed.
The book helps but it could be better
By socalhome - September 4, 2010
When I read the book my first impression was that the pictures were either too close-up so that I could not locate its location or the pictures were too dark. Unfortunately, there are very few arrows in the illustrated pictures that point to the right parts in compare to other Hayes or Chilton manuals. Furthermore, many hand drawing pictures are not as clearly drawn as in other Haynes manuals.
Most of the time, the book omitted in details the instructions on how to disconnect a connection. When I changed the car's spark plugs, my first struggle was that the book said something like "disconnect the electrical connector". It seemed easy but when I tried to disconnect the connector, there was a tab that prevent me to disconnect it and the book did not tell me either to press the tab or or I have to use a screw driver to pry it off.
I changed my cabinet filter and realized the book skipped lots of steps. Sure, it's better than nothing but there are many... read more
i love it
By Al Amri - January 15, 2013
item is as described, it's quality made, so far it's holding fine and looks like it will last for some time.
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