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 springs

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

16a — the Torsion spring
16b — the Squeezing level

16s — the Bolt
16f — the Bolt

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

16a — the Torsion spring
16b — the Squeezing level
16s — the Bolt
16d — the Persistent lever
16e — the Profile plug

16f — the Bolt
16g — the Face cover
16h — the Screw
16i — the Boot


 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Details of installation of the torsion springs of a forward suspension bracket are shown on illustrations to which all references which are found in the text belong.
  2. The car also establish to Poddomkratta it on props.
  3. By means of Columbus measure spring pretightness size (16a) - at installation the pretightness has to be kept.
  4. Having turned out a bolt (16s), release a spring bar (16a).
  5. Release a bolt (16f) of fixing of the profile plug (16e) and shift the last on a bar back.
  6. Take assembly of the torsion spring from under the car.
  7. Weaken the screw (16h) and remove a face cover (16g).
  8. Release the torsion bar (16a) from the persistent lever (16d).
  9. Installation is made upside-down, - previously grease the knurled site of a bar. Pay attention to the marking (shooter) regulating the provision of a bar (16a) of rather persistent lever (16d). Do not forget to grease a bolt (16s) and to fill the same lubricant its boot (16i). Track observance of initial size of a pretightness of a spring.
  10. Check correctness of level of landing of the car and the direction of optical axes of headlights, in case of need make necessary adjustments.