more problems with this e55k amg. (diff)

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  1. mikey_87

    mikey_87 Active Member

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    Looking for some advice.

    I have a slight vibration and A noise coming from the rear its not constant here it more when accelerating around 60mph+ it goes away if I keep accelerating no shaking or vibration throw the steering wheels are not buckled all balance weights are still on dose any one have any ideas or maybe had this problem??
     
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    guyvert1 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Wheel bearing ?

    Do you hear it more when turning corners ?
     
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    Its not really a wheelbearing noise its on the motorway etc
     
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    DSB SL AMG Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    my local indie guy had something similar with an E55k which he bought when it was fairly new (about 2 years old at time)...i think the issue may have been around torque convertor, i know he had a bit of hassle with MB, however in the end after tying to 'fix' Mercedes replaced the engine FOC as car was still under warranty, i think the bill would have been around £25k ish...:eek:
     
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    Wheels and tyres 100%? Sounds very much like a buckled wheel or an out of shape tyre.
     
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    Generally if you can drive through it it will be a balance issue.
     
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    Iv just put 2 new tyres on the car today and its still the same both balanced up no probs.

    Some times when leaving roundabouts im getting a wobble/vibration throw the car mainly between 25mph and 45mph and when im on the motorway I can be at any speed and put the foot down and get a rumble from the car but as soon as I let of the throttle it stops put it back on it appears again:confused:
     
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    Worn gearbox/engine mounts throwing the prop out of position?

    Prop centre bearing worn?
     
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    Maybe a torque converter issue?
     
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    Does it feel and sound a bit like you're running over a gentle cattle grid? If so, my Range Rover did this for a couple of years and it required a torque convertor overhaul. Like with your problem, my grumbly also stopped immediately on lifting off the throttle - I also learned to drive outside of the speed zone where the rumble tended to be! In the end I stumped-up for the tc.
     
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    Do have a good look at your prop shaft donuts (front and rear).

    If they are in poor condition they cause vibration and noise. On my C55 it felt and sounded like a flat but only at certain speeds.

    When the rear donut came out it fell apart.

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    Going to change the donuts see if it changes anything. Hop its not the tourqe converter that's the reason I sold the rs6
     
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    Any one know where I could get the mounts
     
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    Orderd the mounts it seems like a mount/bush not a mechanical fault if that make sense
     

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