Mercedes-Benz R350 Rattling Noise

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What are common reasons my Mercedes-Benz R350 engine rattles?

While there are a variety of reasons your Mercedes-Benz R350 is rattling, the most common 3 are the ball joints, struts or strut mount, or a problem with the sway bar links.
of the time it's
Ball Joints
of the time it's
Struts Or Strut Mount
of the time it's
Sway Bar Links

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It's seems to happen first thing in the morning & is worse in warmer weather.

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Mercedes-Benz R350 Rattling Noise Repair Symptoms

A "clunk" or "knock" when turning, or when going over bumps, can indicate a problem with a ball joint. The sensation is often felt in the floorboard of a vehicle when driving. A...Read More
Worn front struts result in diminished ride quality that might feel “soft,” as the vehicle leans excessively during turns, and bounces over bumps. The shock absorber in the stru...Read More