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2006 Mercedes-Benz E320 CDI Question: sharp clunk when accelerate hard to @35 mph and abruptly let off on the accelerator.

 

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Merk63, Oak Harbor, WA, May 15, 2011, 16:25
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When I accelerate hard to about 35 mph and then abruptly let off on the accelerator, there is a hard clunk in the front left wheel area. It does it every time I try. If I accelerate hard but do not let off abruptly on the accelerator, later when I slightly brake there can be a clunk or two like I ran over a branch with my left tire.

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    May 15, 2011, 17:58
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    This could be a control arm bushing wearing out, pretty common on German cars, but the best thing to do is to have a shop go on a test drive and verify this.

    here are some shops:

    https://repairpal.com/directory?address=98277&car_brand_names=Mercedes-Benz

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