Cracked Driveshaft Flex Discs May Cause Driveshaft Movement/Vibration on Mercedes-Benz SLK230

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by cracked and/or shredded driveshaft flex discs, resulting in excessive driveshaft movement. If not repaired, damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, transmission, or differential can occur.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 80,000 (80,000–80,000)
7 model years affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, more2002, 2003, 2004
8 people reported this problem
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At first when in park, no vibration, then put into drive heavy vibe. Now it vibes light in park & extra heavy vibration when in drive!