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I have a 2005 115 vito that has developed a strange

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hi there
I have a 2005 115 vito that has developed a strange vibration it starts about 2500 rpm in 3rd gear but seems speed related not rev related.does this model have a dual mass flywheel and Is it possible that this is causing the vibration?
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Submitted: 4 years ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Mike replied 4 years ago.
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I was going to ask if you had the auto or manual transmission.... If you have the manual, then yes, Dmf ( flywheel ) is the strong suspect there given what you have outlined..

Often they will cause such a vibration at idle too - though not always , it depends where on the actual unit the thing is going out of balance.

So yes - assuming that it is indeed engine speed related - not road speed... and all else has been checked such as engine/ transmission mounts - then the Dmf is the usual suspect that you will need to get checked / replaced..

Let me know if you need anything more on this at all -

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