Premature Tire Wear Due to Cracked Lower Control Arm Bushings on Mercedes-Benz 300TE

The lower control arm bushings can wear and crack, leading to irregular and premature tire wear. Worn Ball joints can also cause similar tire wear problems. 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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4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
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