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#1 Old 08-11-2009
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New Member saying hello

I am the proud new owner of a 1999 SLK 230 as of late Friday. Iv'e searched many forums and find this one to be the most informative and user friendly.

My R170 vibrates in reverse and I was told by a mechanic that bad engine mounts are the culprits. Which mount would more than likely cause vibration in reverse only? Thanks
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New owner of a 1999 SLK 230 After visiting many forums I am most impressed with SLK World because of information sharing and user friendlyness.

Question: Which engine mount would probably cause vibration when in reverse only
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Welcome from Atlanta, the R170 people should be along soon to help.
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Welcome from California. Hopefully someone will chime in and answer the question.

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New owner of a 1999 SLK 230 After visiting many forums I am most impressed with SLK World because of information sharing and user friendlyness.

Question: Which engine mount would probably cause vibration when in reverse only
Welcome from New Hampshire

If your sure its the mount it would be better to replace both at the same time.
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Welcome again, check your other thread
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If this looks disjointed (or you think you're seeing double), it's because I merged both of the OP's threads. So it's all here now.

And welcome from Atlanta...
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Welcome from Minnesota, I have also found this site to be very informative. It was a major reason behind me purchasing my SLK350.
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