Mercedes C-Class

W203 since 2000 of release

Repair and car operation



Mercedes-Benz
+ Mercedes-Benz Cars of a class C (W-203)
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ Engine
+ cooling and heating Systems
+ Power supply system and release
+ engine Electric equipment
+ Manual transmission
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling and power shafts
+ Brake system
- 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
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment







Removal and installation of a back spring

Depending on the equipment of the car rubber support of various height are established. At replacement it is necessary to measure height of all support. It is necessary to establish only rubber support of the same height.


Removal

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Lift and establish on supports a back part of the car.
2. Unscrew 2 bolts of fastening (1) cover of the spring lever (2). Disconnect a cover and remove it.

3. Bring a garage jack outside under the spring lever and lift it so that the power shaft of back wheels stood horizontally. Apply for this purpose wooden laying.

 When lifting the spring lever watch that the car did not descend from supports. If necessary load a luggage carrier.

4. The spring is strongly clamped. For removal of its spring it is necessary to compress in addition so that to unload basic cups. For this purpose it is necessary to apply the special adaptation to compression.

The spring should be taken out only in that case when it is reliably compressed by the adaptation!


5. Compress a spring the adaptation. Thus the adaptation should cover from 3 to 4 rounds of a spring. Compress a spring so that cups were unloaded.

On HUNDRED the adaptation which is inserted from within springs is applied.


Watch that rounds of a spring were reliably captured by the adaptation and the adaptation could not slide off. The spring is clamped by big effort, it is necessary therefore to apply only the reliable adaptation. At all do not compress a spring a wire. There is a danger of accident!

6. Unscrew a being self-stopped nut (1) fastening of the spring lever (2) and remove it with a washer. Take out a fastening bolt.

7. Pull the lever down and take out a spring with a rubber support.

8. If it is necessary to replace a spring, clamp it in a vice. Rotation to the left side remove a rubber support and slowly unload a spring.


Installation

Before installation check a rubber support on existence of cracks or any damages. If necessary replace a support. Clear the region of a prileganiye of a spring on the lever.

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

1. Establish the adaptation and slowly compress a spring.
2. Establish a rubber support, rotating it to the right. For simplification of installation it is possible to grease a support slightly with liquid for washing of ware or glycerin.
3. Insert a spring so that the end of the bottom round sat in deepening on the spring lever.
4. Insert a bolt of fastening of the spring lever and screw a new being self-stopped nut with a washer, without tightening a nut.
5. Bring a garage jack outside under the spring lever and lift it so that the power shaft of back wheels stood horizontally. Apply for this purpose wooden laying.

When lifting the spring lever watch that the car did not descend from supports. If necessary load a luggage carrier.

6. In this situation tighten a nut of the spring lever the moment 70Нм.
7. Unload a spring, watching the correct situation it in the top rubber support and the bottom spring lever.
8. Clean the adaptation for compression of a spring and a jack.
9. Fix a cover of the spring lever and fix it two bolts.
10. Lower the car on wheels.
11. If new details were established, it is necessary to adjust headlights (work HUNDRED).