Vibration when accelerating at low or high speed

Discussion in 'Engine' started by pumkin8481, Nov 27, 2017.

  1. pumkin8481

    pumkin8481 New Member

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    Hi
    I have this vibration that I can slightly feel through my steering wheel but mostly comes from the rear of my 2009 ML when I accelerate from low speeds (20/30 mph) but also at higher speeds (70 mph) . She has done 103,000 miles so I'm sure there must be some mechanical wear but not sure.
    I took it to my garage to be checked but they are not able to detect where the vibration is coming from. Has anyone else experienced this problem?
     
  2. ChrisHampshire

    ChrisHampshire Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    rear subframe bushes?
     
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    chrisk2010 Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    i had something similar once a balance weight came off one of the wheels although shouldn't be noticible at low speeds.
     
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    whitenemesis MB Club Veteran

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    Propshaft bearings/mountings?
     
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    exvolvoman Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    I would check wheel balance first...
     
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    Petrol Pete Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    kid-jensen Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Do the revs increase disproportionally to the speed increase?

    Mat be a slipping clutch. Try manually selecting a lower gear and try again. If the problem goes away in a lower gear, you have identified the problem.
    That being said, I'd also look at Drive CVJs and bushes for signs of breaking-up..
     

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