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
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment



Introduction

Appointment

This manual was formed with the purpose to help the owner of the car to receive from it the maximum return. Performance of this task is reached in several ways. The data collected and given below allow the owner of the vehicle to be defined in what works on its service have to be carried out and when and also whether it makes sense to try to execute them independently, or it is necessary to address to representative office of manufacturing firm or a workshop of car service. The Management included descriptions of procedures of obligatory routine maintenance of the car and the schedule of their performance is provided. Besides, information on performing diagnostics of malfunctions of knots and systems of the car (in case of their refusal), and also ways of elimination of their reasons is offered.

Instructions for use Management

The management is divided into Chapters. Each Chapter is broken into Sections. Sections, in turn, break into subsections and where it is required on under - subsections and consist of paragraphs.

The text brought to attention of readers is followed by explanatory illustrations.
The description once of the procedures mentioned in the text usually the second time does not repeat. Instead a reference to the corresponding Section / subsection of the corresponding Chapter where this procedure already met is in case of need made.

References to the provision of knot or component at the left or on the right on the car mean finding of the reader face forward on the driver's place.

Descriptions of all procedures in this manual are stated in a simple and available form. If accurately to follow instructions in the text and to accompanying illustrations, no difficulties should arise.

It is necessary to pay due attention to observance of technical requirements and the moments of tightening of the threaded connections given in Specifications at the beginning of each Chapter. It is necessary to be guided by specifications when performing all works. In separate sections the necessary sizes and values for adjustment are given not always.

The elementary operations, like "to open a cowl" or "to weaken wheel nuts", are meant as self-evident and also are mentioned not always.

On the contrary, in the text the most difficult, needing the detailed description procedures are in detail stated.