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.
Average mileage: 85,300 (25,500–132,000)
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2007 Mercedes-Benz C230 83,500 mi,
Right 3 month after my extended warranty expired, dealer found front thrust arm bushings cracked, and needs to be replaced.
2006 Mercedes-Benz C230 117,500 mi,
Worn front stabilizers both (L) and (R)...
2004 Mercedes-Benz C230 25,500 mi,
Dealer said that left front thrust link bushing was worn
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