Are your tires have a slipped belt?

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> On Jun 2, 2015, at 9:41 PM, Robert Massmann via Mercedes 
> <mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote:
> 
> Max,
> 
> Your symptoms seem a lot like what I have been experiencing with my 95 E300D 
> with 419,000 miles. Lower ball joints have been done as well a new shocks and 
> damper. I had also changed the drives side tie rod. I probably need to change 
> the other side as well as the idler arm rubber bush. Is there anything else I 
> would need to replace?
> 
> Bob Massmann
> Oregonia, Ohio
> 1995 E300D
> 
> -----Original Message----- From: Meade Dillon via Mercedes
> Sent: Friday, May 29, 2015 2:30 PM
> To: Mercedes
> Cc: Meade Dillon
> Subject: [MBZ] 124 Steering Wheel Shakes
> 
> '87 300TD, 124.193, 343k miles.  Help me with some diagnosis ideas please.
> At highway speed, sometimes the steering wheel will shake, most of the time
> it will not.  Today it would shake during a turn at highway speed, and
> turning left or right would make it shake.  Occasionally, on the first
> acceleration to highway speed, once I get above 50 mph or so, it will shake
> while going straight, and then stop after 5 - 10 seconds.  After a shaking
> episode, the car is fine for the rest of the day.
> 
> A few weeks ago I had the car aligned.  I've just installed a set of used
> tires on the front axle; these were the best two taken off my '95 sedan a
> couple weeks ago.
> 
> Paid extra for "Road Force" balancing:
> 
> http://www.gsp9700.com/search/findgsp9700.cfm
> 
> Most of the front-end components are fairly new and either OE from MB or
> "Rusty" parts.  Struts, lower control arm inner bushings, ball joints,
> idler arm bushings.  I'm not sure about the steering damper.  The wheel
> bearings were checked and packed with fresh grease about 7 years / 40k
> miles ago.
> -------------
> Max
> Charleston SC
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