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Mercedes-Benz S500 Tie Rod Ends, Drag Link, and Idler Arm May Wear Out

Mercedes-Benz S500 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999

Average Mileage: 152,500 mi (131,000 mi - 174,000 mi)


One or more of the following steering linkage components may wear prematurely;  tie rod ends, drag link, or idler arm. Our technicians remind us the wheel alignment should be checked and adjusted if any of these items are replaced.

  •  Rookie

    My 1996 Mercedes S500 dirfts hard left, I feel as though I have to frequently over adjust for this while driving and at 75 to 77 miles an hour I get a bouncing feeling in the steering wheel. Bouncinig as in up and down not side to side.

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