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My SUV rattles when I drive over rough roads. Where do I…

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my SUV rattles when I...
my SUV rattles when I drive over rough roads. Where do I begin to look for the fault?
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Mercedes Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, my name is***** noise come from front or rear of vehicle? Thanks.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I would say both front and rear. It sounds like a shock absorber is loose or something like that.
Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I dont notice anything wrong with the steering. It tracks fine and is responsive.
Mercedes Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 2 years ago

For problem to be in front and rear would mean you have more then 1 problem. The most common cause of rattling noise in front is worn stabilizer bushings which is about a 3 hour job shop rate and $100 for the parts so around $400 total at a shop depending on where you go. The shocks don't usually cause noise so I doubt that is it. Let me know if you have more questions or if there is anything else I can do to help. Thanks

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Mercedes Mechanic: Lou P. master tech, Mercedes Technician replied 2 years ago
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Hello, maybe i can provide some better info, is this a ML mercedes ??

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