Mercedes-Benz S430 Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz S430 Front Thrust Arm and Control Arm Bushing Can Crack or Tear

(11 reports)

Front thrust arm and control arm bushings can crack and sometimes tear completely. If this is not repaired quickly, damage to the front subframe unit will occur, which is very expensive to repair. Updated control arms (that prevent damage to the subframe when the bushings wear out) are available.

had to replace lower drivers side control arm due to busted ball joints $750 -
bushing on both sides crack had to replace both of them [control arm budhing]was rubbing the frame making a squeaking noise did it my self parts are a lot cheaper on line -
I have a loosening to the front thrust arm, passenger front tire. I just had my tires replaced and noticed vibration at high speeds. -
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