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Mercedes-Benz C230 Tire Wear Caused By Worn Front Thrust Link Bushings

 
Mercedes-Benz C230 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007

Average Mileage: 78,750 mi (25,500 mi - 132,000 mi)

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Irregular and premature tire wear can be caused by the front thrust link bushings cracking and causing excessive movement in the suspension. The thrust link bushings are fluid-filled (to help reduce vibration), so if they crack, they will leak oil.

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