Q: Vibration in drive shaft 2011 Mercedes S550

asked by on February 28, 2017

Vibration in drive shaft when excellerating

My car has 68000 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

Hi there - there is a flexible coupling in the driveshaft that connects the transmission to the driveshaft called a "flex disk" or "guibo". This disk is essentially a rubber and fiber donut that flexes as it transmits power, and can disintegrate over time with even normal use. It needs to be replaced. Unfortunately, this is not a service YourMechanic offers at this time. Thanks for thinking of us though!

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