Motor Mounts Fail and Cause Vibration in Body on Mercedes-Benz ML350

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: 96,986 (22,000–184,000)
5 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, more2012
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Body vibration (steering wheel) upon starting and low speeds.
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All 3 motor mounts replaced for $900.00 at fletcher jones Mercedes.
Still in the shop
started to feel a jerk when taking off from a standing stop. Mounts were gone (thrashed)
Was given a precertified 2009 ML 350 with ruptured engine mounts and violent shakes, they fixed it, but....should I be worried about transmission problems?
Replace motor mounts
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