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 top cross lever

Details of installation of the top cross lever of a forward suspension bracket


 PERFORMANCE ORDER

  1. Details of installation of the top cross lever of a forward suspension bracket are shown on an illustration to which all references which are found in the text belong.
  2. Remove the corresponding forward wheel.
  3. Remove the shock-absorber (see the Section Check of Retaining Valve).
  4. Release from a clamp on a rotary fist the brake line.
  5. By means of an extractor release the top spherical support from the lever (6) and tie up a rotary fist to the fixed suspension bracket elements.
  6. Disconnect the top lever (6) from a car frame.
  7. Installation is made upside-down, - final tightening of elements of fastening of the lever is made after lowering of the car on the earth.
  8. In conclusion make adjustment of geometry of a suspension bracket.