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Old 12-31-2007, 10:09 AM
Benzo W140
 
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W140 Front Suspension

Hello,

There is a thumping/rattling sound coming from the front end of the car while i go over bumps/potholes/grooves in the road, etc. I am thinking it is some sort of bushing/bearing that needs to be replaced. I don't experience the sound over smooth pavement, or LARGE potholes, just over little bumps, etc. Has any of you W140 owners experienced this? Any ideas on what it could be?

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Agron
1993 400SEL
128K Miles


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Old 01-01-2008, 06:14 PM
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I have the same noise in my S500, and it was diagnosed as sway bar links. Apparently very common in 140's with over 100K miles.

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