Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Problem Report

Mercedes-Benz 500SEL Excess Free Play in Steering and/or Alignment Issue

(2 reports)

The tie rod ends, idler arm, and/or drag link components of the steering linkage may wear prematurely. Please keep in mind the wheel alignment should be checked and adjusted when any of these items are replaced.

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