Mercedes Steering & Suspension Parts For Sale
Steering & Suspension Parts for Mercedes Benz
The parts related to your Mercedes Benz’s steering and suspension are vitally important. It’s the steering wheel, power pump, struts, shocks, guide rods, control arms and suspension springs – everything needed to replace, fix or repair your Mercedes Benz’s Steering & Suspension Systems – that makes your Benz a fun-to-drive car. That’s why the Adsit Company has since 1979 provided the best quality in parts, accessories and supplies that Mercedes owners and restorers can buy, online or anywhere in the world…and at the best prices, too! It’s because we love Mercedes, and we understand why you love yours.
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Mercedes Benz Steering & Suspension FAQ’s:
- Why the Mercedes steering is stiff? Stiff steering is usually an indicator that there is not enough power steering fluid for the system to function properly. Adding power steering fluid should fix the issue, but keep an eye out for leaks that may be causing a loss of power steering fluid.
- Does Mercedes-Benz have power steering? Mercedes-Benz first introduced power steering in their vehicles during the 1950s. Since the 1960s, nearly every model of Mercedes have featured power steering.
- Does Mercedes have 4 wheel steering? Four wheel steering, different from the much more common four-wheel drive, is quite intricate and expensive. Only higher-end models like the Mercedes-AMG GT C and GT R feature four wheel steering capabilities.
- Do Mercedes have AIRMATIC suspension? The AIRMATIC system was developed by Mercedes-Benz and started appearing on their vehicles in 2000, though was most commonly used on E-Class and CLS-Class models from 2003-2011. The AIRMATIC system replaced traditional coil springs with hydraulic air springs.
- How long will Mercedes air suspension last? Mercedes air suspension will usually last up to 15 years or 100,000 miles. Although it may last longer than traditional suspension, it usually costs more to replace.
- What happens if a drag link fails? If a drag link fails, you may notice that the car tends to wobble or the steering wheel vibrates while driving. You may also notice the car tends to veer to the left or right.
- What does drag links do? Simply put, drag links help convert the rotary motion of a vehicle’s wheels to the linear motion to make the vehicle move. Drag links are integral to the steering system of a vehicle.
- How much does a drag link cost? We offer drag links for a variety of Mercedes-Benz models that range from $49 up to $200 depending on the model of vehicle.
- How long do Mercedes ball joints last? The ball joints on your Mercedes will often last the lifetime of your vehicle without being replaced, often exceeding 100,000 or even 150,000 miles.
- What are the symptoms of a faulty ball joints? Often the first noticeable symptom of a failing ball joint is a clunking noise. The steering will often feel shaky or loose as the wheels can become out of alignment.
- Do Mercedes have ball joints? Mercedes-Benz, along with all other make of car, rely on ball joints to function properly. Responsible for the swivel of the wheel with the control arms, ball joints are essential parts of the steering system in your vehicle.
- How much is it to replace a power steering pump for a Mercedes-Benz? The cost of a power steering pump can range from $200 to $1500 depending on the year and model of your vehicle, as well as the brand and condition of the pump itself. You should also factor in an additional core charge if you are buying a rebuilt power steering pump, as well as any labor costs to have the pump installed.
- What causes power steering malfunction in Mercedes-Benz? Power steering problems can stem from a number of issues including a failing power steering pump, worn power steering belts, clogged or leaky hoses, or a lack of power steering fluid.
- Does Mercedes have electric power steering? Electric power steering (EPS) was first used by Mercedes-Benz in 2011. Since then, all models of Mercedes come standard with electric power steering.
- What are the 2 types of power steering pumps? Power steering systems are either hydraulically powered using power steering fluid and a pump, or electrically powered by a motor. In addition to hydraulic and electrical systems, there are some vehicles that utilizes a combination of both types working together.
- Do Mercedes have struts or shocks? Shocks and struts are not exclusive to a particular type of vehicle, and both may be present on one vehicle: you may have struts in the front and shocks in the back or vice versa. Shocks and struts are designed for different functions, so whether or not your vehicle has them is determined by the overall design of your car’s suspension system.
- How long do Mercedes struts last? Typically, your Mercedes-Benz can go 50,000-100,000 miles on a set of struts before they need to be replaced. If you regularly drive on rough terrain or drive in a way that puts extra strain on your suspension, you may need to replace them sooner.
- What are signs of worn out struts? Struts are an integral structural component of a car’s suspension, so signs of a failing strut will include tipping of the car during turns, front end dipping when braking, or the rear end sinking during acceleration. The car will often shake at high speeds, and the tires may bounce more than normal as well.
- How much does it cost to replace a spring in a car? Our Mercedes coil springs can range from $80-$250 depending on the year and model. Air springs are usually more expensive and range from $300-$700.
- What are symptoms of worn springs? One of the most noticeable signs that one of your coil springs is worn is that one corner of your car will appear to sag more than the others. You may also notice excessive or unusual tire wear.
- What does a spring on a car do? The springs on your vehicle help absorb the force of bumps or rough terrain that you drive over to make a more comfortable, smooth ride. The spring is also responsible for slowing down the speed at which the weight of the vehicle acts on the shock absorbers.
- How much does it cost to replace a steering gear box? The price of a steering gearbox can range from $300 for a used gearbox, up to $800 for a rebuilt gearbox. Most of the steering gearboxes also require a core deposit that is refunded once you send in your old steering gearbox.
- What does the steering gear box do? The steering gearbox is what is responsible for turning the wheels of the vehicle based on how you turn the steering wheel. The steering gearbox is at the end of the steering column and translates the turning motion of the steering wheel into the turning motion of the wheels.
- Is a steering knuckle a control arm? The steering knuckle is not considered a control arm, but the two pieces do connect on a vehicle. The steering knuckle attaches the wheel hub to a control arm, while the control arm continues to connect to the car’s suspension.
- How much does it cost to replace control arms? The price of a control arm can vary greatly based on the year and model of vehicle, the condition of the control arm, and the complexity of the suspension system. Used control arms can start from $79, while some brand new control arms can be up to $2500.
- Can I drive with a broken steering knuckle? A broken steering knuckle should be replaced immediately and should not be driven on at all. A damaged or broken steering knuckle can cause the vehicle to veer unexpectedly or fail completely and cause the car’s suspension to separate from the wheel.
- What do steering knuckles do? The steering knuckle links the wheel hub and the control arms, essentially connecting the wheel of the vehicle to the suspension system.
- What is a symptom of a failing steering knuckle? A failing steering knuckle will cause the vehicle’s wheels to become misaligned, which might first be noticed with a squealing sound or shaking. As the problem worsens, it can lead the vehicle to pull to one side or prevent the vehicle from returning to the center when trying to go straight.
- What is the control arm on a Mercedes? Control arms are an essential part of a vehicle’s ability to operate, connecting the suspension system of your Mercedes to the frame of your vehicle.
- How many control arms does a Mercedes have? The number of control arms your Mercedes has depends on the year and model of your vehicle, as well as the type of suspension system it has. The most common setup for a Mercedes includes an upper and lower control arm.
- What are the symptoms of a failing control arm? The first signs of a bad control arm is usually a popping sound, usually while turning or driving over uneven surfaces. You may also notice problems steering the vehicle as the suspension becomes misaligned.
The history of the car and the history of the Mercedes Benz automobile company are inextricably intertwined, going back to the first gas-powered cars ever built in the late 1800s – and the first motorized automobiles to be mass-produced for sale. While we don’t have auto parts for those history-making 1886 Benz Motorwagen models, we do have the most complete auto parts inventory anywhere of Steering and Suspension Parts for Mercedes Benz models manufactured and sold since 1960. For Steering, Suspension and all Parts and Accessories to fit just about any Mercedes Benz, Adsit has it!
We take pride in great customer service, meaning we work with you – mechanic to mechanic or Mercedes Benz owner to Mercedes Benz owner – to ensure that you receive the right parts or accessories for the repair or upgrade you wish to make. Mercedes Benzes are famous for lasting hundreds of thousands and in some cases millions of miles on the road. That’s not by accident. The quality of Mercedes Benz is legendary; the Adsit Company takes an active part in preserving that legend by supplying the utmost in Mercedes Benz auto parts and accessories covering literally every component and system of your Mercedes, from bumper to bumper and sunroof to suspension – and of course the steering.
Thank you for shopping with Adsit Company for all your Mercedes Benz parts needs. From Adsit’s headquarters and main warehouse in Muncie, Indiana, USA, we’ve made a living building relationships across North America and around the world with M-B owners, restoration experts and fans by offering great auto parts at fantastic prices – whether online at our recently expanded parts website AdsitCo.com, or through our downloadable mail-order catalog. Steering and Suspension equipment is just part of it – but those are important parts. Shop here to buy those Steering and Suspension parts – original and new, or certified used, or professionally rebuilt – for almost any year, series, class and model of Mercedes Benz…and enjoy exclusive Internet-only discounts of 10% or more!
Our Mercedes-Benz parts experts welcome your questions about the Suspension and Steering upgrades or repairs you may be looking to do. For all your Mercedes Benz auto parts inquiries about shocks, struts and steering, ask Adsit via telephone at 765-282-1593 or 800-521-7656, or send email to info@AdsitCo.com. We work hard to – because not only does Adsit have the parts and accessories, Adsit has the answers too.