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
      Removal and installation of assembly of the forward bridge
      Removal, check and installation of forward shock-absorbers
      Removal and installation of the torsion bar
      Removal and installation of the torsion springs
      Removal and installation of the lower cross lever, replacement of the forward axial plug
      Removal and installation of the top cross lever
      Check of a condition of spherical support of a rotary fist
   + Back suspension bracket
   + Steering
   + Suspension bracket geometry
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment

Removal and installation of the torsion bar

Details of installation of the torsion bar of a forward suspension bracket

And — release Models till 31.07.98

In — release Models from 01.08.98


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

Remkomplekta of racks of the torsion bar are issued only for release models from 01.08.98, - in case of failure of components of earlier versions it is necessary to make full replacement of rack-mount knots by more modern!

  1. Details of installation of the torsion bar are shown on an illustration to which all references which are found in the text belong.
  2. Remove protection of a case.
  3. Remove a noise isolation.
  4. Remove collars (22b) from the lower cross levers of a suspension bracket (4) and rubber plugs (22a).
  5. Release the lower bracket (21b) of fastening of a rack and remove the torsion bar (10).
  6. Remove from a bar rubber plugs (22a and 21a), previously having marked their adjusting provisions.
  7. On release models from 01.08.98 remove washers (21i).
  8. Remove the fixing collars (21k).
  9. In case of need release a fixing nut, take an axial bolt and remove a rack of the torsion bar (21e).
  10. Vypressuyte from a rack the plug (21h).
  11. Installation is made upside-down, - track correctness of an arrangement of rubber plugs, before tightening of fixture center a bar.