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I have a 2005 Mercedes C-230 that has begun badly misfiring at an idle and while in traffic. The car almost stalls. The problem can come and go though. Still under warranty. Took it too dealer where it just purred. They said get it out of here, it's fine. Back on the road, its out of control. Do you know what is going on with this thing?

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    2005 c239 - P0304 misfire - dealership wants over 2k to replace cylinder sprints. I have called MBNA - 201-573-0600 to report this problem that should not be affecting a car with 53k miles. This problem is reported all over the internet. I believe this is a known problem that MB does not want to pay for.

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Hello,hoping your dealer install the star diagnose,to scan the problem,try to change your fuel(octane rating is higher)maybe the problem corrected,ty

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