Shifter Lever Bushings May Break Causing Loose Feel/Noise on Mercedes-Benz 190E

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.

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Average mileage: 104,500 (74,000–135,000)
4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
6 people reported this problem
2 people shared problem details
Degrading of both bushings
Replaced the bushings.
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