Thread: U-Joint?
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Old 03-10-2002, 10:48 AM
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MB's don't have a live axle in the rear, so the driveshaft does not go "up and down" like an old Chev.

Your MB has a flex plate that is a rubber doughnut that absorbs the driveline shock.

Odds are it's worn out...

...replacement is usually a couple hundred bucks by most mechanics, and it's not that complicated for the DIY.
John Shellenberg
1998 C230 "Black Betty" 240K

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