Excess Free Play in Steering and/or Alignment Issue on Mercedes-Benz 300D

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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Average mileage: 262,000 (262,000–262,000)
4 model years affected: 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993
5 people reported this problem
1 person shared problem details
Idler arm. Excessive play in steering assembly.
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