I remember this well from my 350SDL, and I recall your sharing your experiences
about it with me - thank you.
His is barely even chirping right now, but fortunately he mentioned it to me.
I loosened the belt on Saturday and checked everything, and there was minimal
slop in both the lever and idler pulley. I have given oldest son the “list ‘o’
parts” to procure and once he has them we’ll take care of it.
> On Feb 12, 2018, at 1:04 PM, Curley McLain via Mercedes
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The arm(Lever) comes with the bearing as an assembly. I have a dead one that
> someday I want to push the bearing out of and get a bearing number. Then
> those that are inclined to can replace just the bearing.
> Q was never able to find the bearing separately or a bearing number. I have
> always had to buy the assembly.
> Not to worry. They can rattle for years without causing any further
> problems. Just an annoying rattle. I think you could take if off, push out
> the bearing, turn it 45 to 135º, reassemble and everything would be fine
> again. Since the arm oly turns a few degrees, the rollers wear into the
> races, but by turning the bearing in the arm, you'd have virtually unworn
>> Dan Penoff via Mercedes <mailto:email@example.com>
>> February 12, 2018 at 11:29 AM
>> Does this have the bearing in it when you buy the lever? I see the bearing
>> as a separate part in the parts breakdown, but no one seems to offer it in
>> the aftermarket, or even show it, which makes me suspect the bearing is part
>> of the lever.
>> When I got one of these for my 350SDL the bearing was in it.
>> Oldest son’s E300D is starting to make noises so I’m trying to help him be
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