Shifter Lever Bushings May Break Causing Loose Feel/Noise on Mercedes-Benz C220

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: 116,200 (38,000–250,000)
3 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996
9 people reported this problem
3 people shared problem details
Same issue. Had to replace it some tme ago
Gear shifter was loose, bushings replaced. No noise, tho.
Replaced at Dealer because it was too hard to reach
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