Shifter Lever Bushings May Break Causing Loose Feel/Noise on Mercedes-Benz E430 4MATIC

The bushings for the shifter lever wear out to the point where they break and fall out. This causes excessive movement (loose feel) in the shifter lever and a clanging-type noise when changing gears.

RepairPal Verified
Average mileage: 115,000 (115,000–115,000)
3 model years affected: 2000, 2001, 2002
4 people reported this problem
1 person shared problem details
Shift bushing failure at 115,000 miles. replacement required.
Related Items:
Mechanic says the valves in the intake manifold have carbon on them. He put some cleaner in the...

Related Content