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
+ Brake and auxiliary systems
- Suspension bracket and steering
   + Forward suspension bracket
   - Back suspension bracket
      Removal and installation of assembly of the back bridge
      Removal, dismantling and installation of back racks
      Removal and installation of the torsion bar
      Removal and installation of the lower cross lever
      Removal and installation of the top cross lever
      Remove also installation of a longitudinal extension
   + Steering
   + Suspension bracket geometry
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment

Remove also installation of a longitudinal extension

Details of installation of a longitudinal extension of a back suspension bracket


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

  1. Details of installation of a longitudinal extension of a back suspension bracket are shown on an illustration to which all references which are found in the text belong.
  2. Remove back wheels.
  3. On the models equipped with xenon headlights disconnect from the right extension (97) draft of the regulator of level of landing (120a).
  4. on models 163.174 (ML 55 AMG) lift the additional fuel tank over a back stretcher.
  5. Having used a stripper, release the sharovy hinge of an extension from stupichny assembly.
  6. Previously having marked adjusting situation cam a bolt concerning a stretcher, disconnect an extension (97) from the last. Estimate a condition of the spherical hinge (see the Section Check of a Condition of Spherical Support of a Rotary Fist), in case of need make its replacement.
  7. Installation is made upside-down, - track that when tightening fixture the bridge held strictly horizontal position. Track correctness of combination of the tags put in the course of dismantle.