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Shakes and rattles

(2002 Mercedes-Benz G500)
in Las Vegas, NV on July 14, 2010
shakes and ratttles on and off. did balance and tire rotation check the tie rods ok. No specific speed or bumps that causes to shake and rattle. the steering wheel sometimes vibrates too but not all the time....thanks
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on July 08, 2011
You need to replace your Steering Shock Stabilizer. It is located between the two front wheels. It looks like a shock that is lying side ways under the vehicle. It is VERY EASY to replace. The part should cost you around $200 at an Auto Parts place that sells MB parts. I took my vehicle to a local Kwik Lube shop and they installed it for $15. Total cost to me as around $220. Sure beats the $400 the stealership wants to charge you.
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