Mercedes M-Class W163

since 1997 release

Repair and operation of the car



Mercedes W163
+ Mercedes-Benz cars of a class M (W163)
+ Governing bodies and methods of safe operation
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating and air conditioner
+ A power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Automatic transmission
- Transmission line
   + Coupling
   - Driveshafts
      Removal and installation of the forward driveshaft
      Removal and installation of the back driveshaft
      Removal and installation of the intermediate bearing of a back bent shaft
   + Power shafts
   + Transfer case and differentials
+ Brake and auxiliary systems
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment



Removal and installation of the intermediate bearing of a back bent shaft

Details of installation of the intermediate bearing of the back driveshaft are shown on an illustration to which all references which are found in the text belong.

Details of installation of the intermediate bearing of the back driveshaft

Details of installation of the intermediate bearing of the back driveshaft

Details of installation of the intermediate bearing of the back driveshaft

Removal

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Remove the driveshaft (see the Section Removal and installation of the back driveshaft) and transfer it to a workbench, - try not to damage a forward flange (1).
  2. Having laid a shaft rectilinearly, mark relative adjusting provisions of a cardan joint (2) back sections of a shaft (3), the connecting lever (4) and forward section of a shaft (5).
  3. Turn out four bolts (6) and remove two collars (7) of a forward cardan joint.
  4. Separate back section of a shaft (3) from the connecting lever (4), - try not to drop hinged cups (8).
  5. Release a coupling nut (9) and remove an adjusting washer.
  6. Mark position of the connecting lever (4) of rather internal wedge-shaped shlitsevy joint.
  7. Remove the lever (4) and assembly of the intermediate bearing (11) from assembly of a shaft, - in the latter case use a two-gripping stripper, try not to damage a forward flange (1).

Installation

 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Put the intermediate bearing (11) on forward section of a shaft (5) fixing openings forward.
  2. Having tracked correctness of combination of the landing tags put in the course of dismantle (see paragraph 6 above), put the connecting lever (4) on forward section of a shaft (5).
  3. Establish an adjusting washer and screw a nut (9).
  4. Having previously carefully smoothed out the interfaced surfaces, fill a cardan joint (2) in the connecting lever (4), track correctness of input of components in gearing, then achieve the correct combination put in the course of dismantle (see paragraph 2 above) adjusting tags.
  5. Establish assembly of a shaft on the regular place (see the Section Removal and installation of the back driveshaft).