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Report: Shifter Lever Bushings May Break Causing Loose Feel/Noise
Mercedes-Benz 420SEL Problem
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.
Visitor, 1990 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL, 154,000 mi