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Old 07-30-2002, 06:05 PM
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The center link OR drag link takes about 0.6hr to replace & possibly a special tool will be needed to loosen the tapered ends from the idler arm & pittman arm.
You also should have the front end alignment checked!
The part number should be 124-460-08-05 & list is $81. Add $40 for labor & alignment at $80-100 and you get $200.-225.
Seems that you tech is close to this figure. BUY only an OE Mercedes part OR one from Lemfoerder(oe mfr). All others are CHEAP knock offs!
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