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Mercedes-Benz CL600 Front Thrust Arm and Control Arm Bushing Can Crack or Tear

Mercedes-Benz CL600 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010

Average Mileage: 74,850 mi (70,000 mi - 79,700 mi)


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.

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