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: 92,989 (22,000–184,000)
6 model years affected: 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, more2011, 2012
13 people reported this problem
8 people shared problem details
Body vibration (steering wheel) upon starting and low speeds.
2nd set of motor and Tranny mounts in Last 20,000 miles. No wrecks, no racing. Wifendrives the car around town and freeway to work. Never towed anything. Maybe it's a Bluetec problem?
Vibrates while driving it also vibrates while the car is in idle and my foot is on the brake.
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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