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Old 04-14-2000, 02:41 AM
mitchell huang
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Hi members,
Recently while replacing my fuel pump, I found a crack on the subframe on my 190. it crack at the joint that crosses the whole front and attach the front of the diff. I just wonder if I am the only one or if anyboby has that experience too. I had it welded and it doesn't seem there are any more problems.
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Old 04-15-2000, 09:01 PM
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I stumbled across this interesting post and saw it did not have any replies. I replied to get it back near the top! Any one care to comment?

87 300TDT
150,000 miles

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Old 04-16-2000, 08:23 AM
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Under severe conditions one of anything can fail! Never seen any problem with rear subframe on any Benz. A good welding job should do just fine.
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Old 04-16-2000, 08:30 PM
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The only pattern failures with sub frames that I know of is the front subframe on early 107 chassis.

The only other subframe problems I have seen have been corrosion or accident (or both) related.

Steve Brotherton
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26 years MB technician
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