Cracked Driveshaft Flex Discs May Cause Driveshaft Movement/Vibration on Mercedes-Benz E350

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A vibration felt through the center floor of the vehicle can be caused by driveshaft flex discs, which crack and shred, causing excessive driveshaft movement. Not repairing these can cause damage to the driveshaft center support bearing, or, in the worst case scenario, damage to the transmission or differential.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 84,088 (57,300–104,966)
6 model years affected: 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, more2010, 2012
11 people reported this problem
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load noise coming from center of vehicle, sounds like humming, similar to tires that were just rotated. car shut off on the highway.... damage drive shaft and rear differential. COST$$$$$$$