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
   + Power shafts
   - Transfer case and differentials
      Removal and installation of the module of management of the transfer case
      Removal and installation of the transfer case
      Replacement of an epiploon of an entrance shaft of the transfer case
      Replacement of an epiploon of an output flange of the back driveshaft
      Replacement of an epiploon of a forward output shaft
      Removal and installation of the servomotor of switching of the modes of the transfer case
      Removal and installation of the chain drive of the transfer case
      Removal and installation of a forward output shaft of the transfer case
      Removal and installation of assembly of a planetary reducer of interaxal differential of the transfer case
      Removal and installation of assembly of bearing assembly of the transfer case
      Removal and installation of the oil pump of the transfer case
      Removal and installation of the mechanism of switching of the transfer case
      Removal and installation of a reducing gear wheel of the transfer case
      Replacement of side epiploons of differentials
      Replacement of epiploons of the leading gear wheels of differentials
      Removal and installation of differentials
+ Brake and auxiliary systems
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment



Removal and installation of differentials

In total самоконтрящиеся bolts and nuts are subject to replacement without fail!

Forward differential

Details of installation of forward differential


 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Details of installation of forward differential are shown on an illustration to which all references which are found in the text belong.
  2. Remove forward wheels.
  3. Turn out the corresponding stopper and merge oil from differential.
  4. Otboltite the forward driveshaft from a connecting flange of the leading gear wheel, - tie up a shaft to a frame.
  5. By means of a stripper release both top spherical support from the corresponding cross levers of a suspension bracket, check a condition of boots, estimate degree of wear of support, in case of need make replacement.
  6. Remove panels of finishing of a motive compartment.
  7. Release from differential both a power shaft, - try not to damage guards.
  8. Disconnect a ventilating hose from a differential case.
  9. Turn out fixing bolts (14a) and remove assembly of forward differential (14).
  10. Installation is made upside-down.
  11. In conclusion check differential for existence of signs of development of leaks.

Back differential

Details of installation of back differential

1s — the Guard
37 — Power shafts
50 — Back differential
50a — Fixing bolts
50d — Covers

55 — the Ventilating hose
106 — the Back driveshaft
And — release Models till 05.98
And — release Models from 06.98


 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. To detail of installation of back differential it is presented on an illustration to which all references which are found in the text belong.
  2. Remove power shafts (37).
  3. Turn out fixing bolts and disconnect the driveshaft (106) from a connecting flange of the leading gear wheel of back differential (50), - tie up a shaft to a car frame.
  4. Release a ventilating hose (55) from clamps on the fuel tank, - except the models equipped with the additional fuel tank (ML 55 AMG) on which the hose can be released only after lowering of differential.
  5. Uncover (50d) fixing bolts.
  6. On models ML 55 AMG remove the guard (1s) established on the left side from assembly of differential.
  7. Prop up assembly of back differential (50).
  8. Remove elements of a suspension bracket of fastening of back differential to the holder (A/V) Bridge.
  9. Turn out fixing bolts (50a), omit assembly of differential (50) down and take it from under the car, - on models ML 55 AMG do not forget to release after lowering of assembly of differential from clamps on the fuel tank a ventilating hose.
  10. Estimate a condition of forward and back rubber support in the holder of the back bridge, in case of need make their replacement.
  11. Installation is made upside-down.
  12. In conclusion check differential for existence of signs of development of leaks.