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Mercedes-Benz E320 Motor Mounts Fail and Cause Vibration in Body

Mercedes-Benz E320 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1994, 1995, 1999, 2003, 2004

Average Mileage: 133,905 mi (100,000 mi - 215,525 mi)


Motor mounts commonly fail, causing engine vibrations to be transferred to the body. Failed motor mounts should be replaced in order to prevent damage to the transmission mount.

  • Visitor, , 215,525 mi

    Noticed strong vibration at idle. mechanic determined motor mounts were bad; engine was resting on torsion bar. Repair was made and problem corrected.

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  •  Rookie

    Vibration in the vehicle, especially noticeable during acceleration was traced to perished motor mounts. Replaced motor mounts resolved the issue.

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  • Visitor, , 100,000 mi

    Motor mounts have been replaced twice- issue still present. A vehicle of this nature should NOT have this problem.

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