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Mercedes-Benz C240 Tire Wear Caused By Worn Front Thrust Link Bushings

Mercedes-Benz C240 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005

Average Mileage: 81,000 mi (27,000 mi - 135,000 mi)


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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