failed ballance shaft on a 2006 e350 rwd

Asked by Jun 14, 2017 at 07:12 PM about the 2006 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E 350 Sedan

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

i have a 2006 E350 RWD 4 door sedan I was into the throttle pretty heavy and I believe I lost the teeth on the balance shaft there was a giant cloud of white smoke and it is like it has no compression my question is would it be better to fix my motor or buy a replacement motor

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HI,,NOT SURE WHAT YOU MEAN???? >failed ballance shaft

it has duel overhead cams the sprocket that turns the cams I believe has failed I thought it was a common problem with this model

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