Cracked Driveshaft Flex Discs May Cause Driveshaft Movement/Vibration on Mercedes-Benz CLK430

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.

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Average mileage: 132,000 (85,000–156,000)
5 model years affected: 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, more2003
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2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 156,000 mi,
SAME ISSUE CAR VIBR AT 50++ STOP AT 80+
2002 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 156,000 mi,
SAME ISSUE CAR VIBR AT 50++ STOP AT 80+
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 85,000 mi,
Same issue rear and front cracked
2001 Mercedes-Benz CLK430 131,000 mi,
rear flex disk was cracked, R&R