If your shift lever feels loose or is rattling, that is an almost sure sign that the bushing on the transmission shifting lever has disintegrated and fallen out. A new replacement bushing is cheap, but just try to get one installed in the hole in the lever up along side the transmission tunnel.
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Set of (2). The number one cause of a loose or rattling shift lever is failed or missing shift lever bushings. Our upgraded bushings are made out of nylon and are much tougher than the original plastic type. No instructions or special tools included.
If your shift lever feels loose or is rattling, that is an almost sure sign that the bushing on the transmission shifting lever has disintegrated and fallen out. This new replacement bushing is cheap, but we need to warn you about installing it.
Fits 115 and 123 220D and 240D with 4 speed manual transmission. If your shifter feels loose or spongy or even clanks when you shift it is time for new bushings. There are six total.
If you have ever tried to remove and reinstall a shift rod attachment clip under your Benz you know how frustrating it can be. On some chassis like the 201 models it is almost impossible to even get to the clip let alone remove it with standard hand tools!
If your transmission is shifting too soon it can really rob your car of power and acceleration. If it is shifting too late it can be very loud and annoying and even affect fuel economy.
Fits chassis 110, 111, 112, 108 and 109. This is the ball socket bushing used on the linkage for column shift automatic transmissions from the early 1960s to the early 1970s. It snaps on the end of the shifting arm coming up of the bottom of the steering column.
Common wear item. Check for looseness where they nylon bushing sits in the aluminum connector. This is a brand new Shift rod Metal Connector with Nylon Bushing installed. Sold individually. List price $20.00
This is a collection of SPECIAL tools Kent has put together to help you grab, twist, and pull on things in and around your Mercedes. He makes each one of these tools right here in his shop.