That sounds like what I heard prior to replacing the ball joints on my 240D.


On 2/1/06, Allan Streib <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>
> On Tue, 31 Jan 2006, John Berryman wrote:
>
> >       It will be in section 33 of 123 manual. They call it a brake
> > support aka track rod. Pretty straight forward. It would be a good
> > idea to count the turns when removing the tube from the support and
> > put it back the same way. Get a bushing kit for the front and a
> > support/bearing/mount whatever you want to call it. You'll have to
> > rassle the control arm around to get the bolts back in. Removing the
> > springs may facilitate this. Plan on getting an alignment too.
>
> Thanks for the info
>
> > How's the rest of your front end?
>
> Squeaky and creaky, mostly on the passenger side.  Sound "seems" to
> be coming from the rearward end of the track rod, but it's hard to
> tell for sure.  Audible squeaking when bouncing the front of the car.
> Shocks are recent, everything else is unknown.
>
> Allan
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> 1966 230
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