Go Back   MBWorld.org Forums > Mercedes-Benz Sedans > C-Class (W203)
Sign in using an external account
Register Forgot Password?


C-Class (W203) 2001-2007, C160, C180, C200, C220, C230, C240, C270, C280, C300, C320, C230K, C350, Coupe

Sponsored by : My Mercedes Parts
Click Here

Welcome to MBWorld.org!
Welcome to MBWorld,

You are currently viewing our forum as a guest, which gives you limited access to view most discussions and access our other features. By joining our community, at no cost, you will have access to post topics, communicate privately with other members (PM), respond to polls, upload content and access many other special features. Registration is free, fast and simple, so please join our community today!


Reply
 
 
 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Old 08-11-2005, 08:13 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Aug 2005
Posts: 1
Vibration over 80km/h

Car C180 Automatic 15 month old, 52,000Km.
Vibration when driving between 80 - 120Km/h. Wheel balance ok. Wheels swoped, not linked to engine revs, drive shaft is tight. Any suggestions ?
To remove this ad, register today or login if you already are registered!

mikeke is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2005, 09:43 AM   #2
MBWorld Fanatic!
 
W0n6_3d4n's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Location: Brisbane, Australia
Posts: 1,536
Drives: C200K (w204)
Allgnment?? Check bushing, i had them replaced a while ago and it's very smooth now.
__________________
Check out my leather work blog: www.pedsnro.blogspot.com

2007 C200K W204

2001 C180 19 inch LD1 -SOLD-
Carlsson Coilover, Flat hood emblem, Black Grille, smoke taillight, Bi Xenon (finally), Wald bodykit.

ICE:
Denon DCT-R1 (HU)
Nakamichi SP-5
Dynaudio MW160 (7 inch jobbies)
SoundSplinter RL-p 12
ValveAudio Reference by D.Lumanauw
Tru Technology Hammer H-1

W0n6_3d4n is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2005, 06:58 PM   #3
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2004
Location: Melbourne, AUS
Posts: 84
Drives: 02 CLK320
Send a message via MSN to DC BENZO
Hey Mikeke,

Dont worry about it...people pay top dollar to get the Orthopedic Massager option put in their cars, you just have the ghetto option.

Only jokin mate, hope you get it worked out.......

oh and welcome aboard too!

Last edited by DC BENZO; 08-12-2005 at 12:52 AM.
DC BENZO is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-11-2005, 11:51 PM   #4
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2002
Posts: 232
Could be an out of round tire. Have the dealer road force it. Balancing it won't solve the problem. If it fails road force, it might be able to be force matched by dismounting and remounting the tire to cancel out the high spots of the whole assembly. If it can't be force matched, you need to replace the tire.
Petmerctech is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2005, 12:06 AM   #5
MBWorld Fanatic!
 
vadim's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Ashburn, VA
Posts: 2,486
Drives: '08 E92 335i MT
Quote:
Originally Posted by mikeke
Car C180 Automatic 15 month old, 52,000Km.
Vibration when driving between 80 - 120Km/h. Wheel balance ok. Wheels swoped, not linked to engine revs, drive shaft is tight. Any suggestions ?
If you already checked (and cleared) tires and wheel balancing, as stated above, have the thrust arm bushings checked. Saying it based on my own experience.
__________________
vadim
SOLD: '02 C230K Coupe (S/C M111)
+ HID / Audio 10 CD / Euro side mirrors / ASP steel pulley / AMG sway bars / W211 LED mirror blinkers / Aero wipers / Vogtland springs / StopTech SS brake lines / StopTech slotted rotors / Mintex pads

NOW: '08 E92 335i Space Gray / Coral Red / MT / ZSP / ZPP / iPod/USB / Heated seats

Last edited by vadim; 08-12-2005 at 12:08 AM.
vadim is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2005, 12:39 AM   #6
MBWorld Fanatic!
 
Buellwinkle's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2001
Location: Laguna Niguel, CA
Posts: 6,211
I've been noticing more vibration but I know it's the motor because if I step on the clutch it goes away so it can't be tires or driveline. We don't drive kilometers here so it happens between 75-80 mph which is our normal freeway cruising speed. I feel it right up through the floor board and the shifter. Any ideas?
__________________
2008 Audio A4 Cabriolet Quattro

www.Buellwinkle.com
www.NetworkCameraCritic.com
Buellwinkle is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2005, 02:08 AM   #7
MBWorld Fanatic!
 
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Orange County
Posts: 2,821
Drives: 2005 C Wagon (No snickering please!)
Possible CV joints. When you step on the clutch the CV joints "unload" and can be fine because the ***** are being driven from the wheel end of the drive line. I have had dicey clutches that had bad springs between the friction surface and the splines that caused vibration when loaded, but nothing when the clutch was released.
Moviela is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-12-2005, 02:08 AM
 
 
 
Reply

Tags
120km, 2002, 75, 80, 80mph, amg, ii, km, laguna, mph, s65, shaking, slk230, vibrates, vibration



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Causes of Wheel Vibration Skylaw Wheels, Tires, Suspension & Brakes Forum-Sponsored By Tire Rack 0 06-19-2005 11:16 AM
Bad Intermittent Vibration - S55 Need Help! JBoever S55 AMG, S65 AMG , S63 AMG (W220, W221) 9 09-21-2004 10:30 PM
Vibration at Highway Speeds tlbeedy C-Class (W203) 4 05-28-2003 06:46 PM
Vibration Issues 01SLK320 Mercedes Tech Talk 2 02-19-2003 11:49 PM
mbtech208 - vibration - shocks, bushings DrNick Mercedes Tech Talk 4 01-15-2002 08:59 PM



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:40 AM.


Copyright 2001-2012 InternetBrands, Inc. / MBWorld.org. All Rights Reserved.
Everyone's Personal Details