However, maybe you should talk to my co-worker who believes that 8 bushings literally falling out of his 2002 M class 4 month after the purchase is "normal' for the MB.
1985 190D 2.2l Sold-to Brother-in-law
1996 Mustang 3.8l -"thinks it's a sports car"
1988 Grand Wagoneer - Sold (good home)
1995 Grand Cherokee Ltd -"What was I thinking??!!"