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Old 08-15-2016, 01:03 PM
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Red face 1983 Mercedes 240d Shakes like a massage chair

I have recently picked up a 1983 Mercedes 240d w123. I have been going through the basics and can't seem to improve or slow down a crazy vibration problem. I have replaced all 3 motor mounts, trans mount, adjusted the valves and have replaced all 4 fuel injectors(injectors were leaking). Nothing has seemed to make any type of improvement. My question is, is there a certain procedure for installing new mounts on this car? I have seen many posts that ask if they were installed with the car lifted in the air or sitting on the ground, does it make a difference? I would also like some advise on the type of mounts that should be purchased if the OEM are not available. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
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Old 08-19-2016, 01:35 PM
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Give up the dope. When does it vibrate?
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Old 08-19-2016, 01:51 PM
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Give up the dope. When does it vibrate?
Duplicate thread is in Diesel Discussion - problem solved on post # 17
83 240d W123 Shakes like a massage chair.
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Change your rack damper bolt
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Change your rack damper bolt


Unfortunately 240Ds don't have a rack damper bolt.
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