Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes ShopForum > Technical Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 03-12-2002, 10:58 PM
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2001
Location: Joliet Illinois
Posts: 309
Question Idler Arm Bushing Replacement

Okay, I fixed my oil leak and valve stem seals on my 260e, now I'm looking for something else to work on.

Sometimes when I hit a bump on the road I can feel a slight bump in the steering wheel. There is no noise and otherwise no shake in the wheel. I jacked up the car and checked the ball joints and tie rod ends and everything is tight except I get some visible movement from the idler arm. I noticed that fastlane sells bushing kits for the idler arm. Is this a common replacement item in the W124's?
Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2002, 08:37 AM
J.HIDALGO's Avatar
Registered User
Join Date: Jul 1999
Location: Jax, FL
Posts: 1,785

Easy to change once you get the exhaust pipe out of the way...
'86 300E
Reply With Quote
Old 03-13-2002, 02:25 PM
Posts: n/a
If you run-out of things to fix on your 260E, you may want to satisfy your urge on my 260E.
Things to do: replace 4 shock absorbers, rear and front suspension bushings, rotate tires, replace front headlights, repair right door lock, replace burn bulb in dash, replace 4 speakers.
Once you,re done, I,d really appreciate a nice detailing job
Good Luck
Reply With Quote
Old 03-14-2002, 12:54 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Apr 2000
Posts: 412
Hey,I live in Lemont,IL you can work on my 190 E 2.6. I don't have the time right now it is tax season and I'ma CPA.
1990 190E 2.6
1996 Grand Voyager 3.3
1985 Mustang GT 5.0 5 SPD
1982 Suzuki GS 750T
Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
96 C280 Lower Control Arm Bushing Question Martineau Gauda Tech Help 11 12-26-2009 07:53 PM
Quick W202 Lower Control Arm Replacement question chandrab Tech Help 2 02-20-2004 05:19 PM
W126 Center Arm Rest Cover Replacement? ezrider Detailing and Interior 1 01-25-2004 06:27 PM
How can I diagnose worn tie-rods or idler arm bushing on my E500? fhmajid Tech Help 3 11-06-2002 03:27 PM
w202 idler pulley or shifter bushing problem? apprentice Tech Help 2 09-26-2002 06:40 PM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:20 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page