Tire Wear Caused By Worn Front Thrust Link Bushings on Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG

Problem Description and Possible Solution

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.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 50,000 (50,000–50,000)
4 model years affected: 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010
6 people reported this problem
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Right front bushing was replaced under warranty because the failure was causing the wheel to shake slightly when driving at highway speeds.