Motor Mounts Fail and Cause Vibration in Body on Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG

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.

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Average mileage: 108,028 (51,000–140,000)
4 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
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2001 Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG 120,200 mi,
dealership had to replace motor and transmission mount on vehicle.
have had to do engine mounts every 30k on my ml 55 amg
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG 120,000 mi,
motor mount broken, front drivers side window motor failed, sunroof wind gaurd broken
2001 Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG 95,000 mi,
motor mount fail, vibration, changed driwer side ,have to change boht of them
2000 Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG 120,000 mi,
small thunk detected (felt through body) occasionally on acceleration and or shift. engine mount failed. replaced with OEM.
2003 Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG 140,000 mi,
hummming sounds under load coming through streering colume replaced motor mounts
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML55 AMG 51,000 mi,
just took it in for a service and learned my harmonic balancer and motor mounts have failed. It also apparently needs a rear main seal...