Mercedes-Benz S430 4MATIC Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz S430 4MATIC Front Thrust Arm and Control Arm Bushing Can Crack or Tear

(6 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.

Brought car in for service at MB dealership and was told needed to replace control arms bushings. Expensive repair. -
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