Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Premature Tire Wear Due to Cracked Lower Control Arm Bushings

(2 reports)

The lower control arm bushings can wear and crack, resulting excessive movement at the control arm pivot point, leading to irregular and premature tire wear. Worn Ball joints can also cause similar tire wear symptoms. I some cases it may be necessary to replace the lower control arm, including bushings & ball joint to correct this concern.

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