Mercedes C-Class

W203 since 2000 of release

Repair and car operation



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+ Mercedes-Benz Cars of a class C (W-203)
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- Suspension bracket and steering
   Specifications
   + Suspension bracket of forward wheels
   - Suspension bracket of back wheels
      Removal and installation of the back shock-absorber
      Removal and installation of a back spring
   + Corners of installation of wheels of the car
   + Steering and safety cushions
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Removal and installation of the back shock-absorber

Shock-absorber and spring of a suspension bracket of back wheels

1 — the Lock-nut, 30Нм
2 — the Nut
3 — the Washer
4 — the Rubber buffer
5 — the Rubber buffer
6 — the Shock-absorber
7 — the Bolt
8 — Nut М10, 55Нм
9 — a spring Cup

Models without road clearance adjustment

In case of repair shock-absorbers, irrespective of manufacturing firm, it is necessary to replace everyone separately. However execution of the shock-absorber should correspond to the color marking put on it.

Removal

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Disconnect lateral facing of a luggage carrier and take out it, address to the Section Removal and facing installation in a cargo compartment.

Shock-absorbers at the same time serve as an elastic emphasis for back wheels. Therefore the top support of the shock-absorber should be disconnected only at the car standing on wheels that the axis did not fall down at a shock-absorber detachment. If the car is lifted, it is necessary to prop up the spring lever a garage jack.

At a detachment of the top part of a suspension bracket it is not necessary to allow rotations of a rod of the shock-absorber. Otherwise there can be a cylinder detachment. There is a danger of not special case!


2. Execution 1: Unscrew a wrench a lock-nut (2) and a nut (1) fastening of the shock-absorber. Thus the rod is necessary for holding a wrench for лыски (3). It should not rotate.

3. Execution 2: Unscrew a wrench a being self-stopped nut (1) fastening of the shock-absorber. Thus the rod is necessary for holding a wrench for лыски (3). It should not rotate.

4. Remove a washer (4) and the rubber shock-absorber (5).
5. Lift and establish on supports a back part of the car.

6. Unscrew 2 bolts of fastening (1) cover of the spring lever (2) and uncover.

7. Unscrew a nut (1) at the spring lever and take out a bolt of fastening (2) with a washer.

8. Take out the shock-absorber from the spring lever and an opening in a frame. For simplification of removal of the shock-absorber press it from above through an opening in the spring lever. The shock-absorber is taken out back.


Installation

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Check the shock-absorber on smoothness of a course before installation.
2. Check rubber details on existence of cracking and damages.
3. Insert the shock-absorber so that the digital marking put with paint, specified back.
4. Insert the shock-absorber at the spring lever. Establish a bolt with a washer. Screw a new being self-stopped nut and tighten it the moment 55Нм.
5. Fix a cover of the spring lever and fix it two bolts.
6. Slowly lower the car, thus enter the shock-absorber into the top opening.
7. Put on a shock-absorber bar from salon a rubber damper and a washer. Fix new самосопорящуюся a nut of a bar of the shock-absorber the moment 30Нм, holding thus a cylinder rod from a provorachivaniye. When fastening by two nuts: Screw on a shock-absorber bar a new nut and tighten it the moment 15Нм, holding a cylinder rod from a provorachivaniye. Screw a new lock-nut and fix it the moment 30Нм, holding from a provorachivaniye the bottom nut.
8. Establish into place luggage carrier facing as it is described in the Section Removal and facing installation in a cargo compartment.