E320 1999

Flywheel or Flexplate

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Removal & Installation



M112 And M113 Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
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  3. Remove transmission.
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  5. Install retaining lock for crankshaft and starter ring gear.
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  7. Detach clutch.
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  9. Remove bolts of flywheel or of drive plate.
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  11. Remove washer.
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  13. Remove flywheel with starter ring gear and drive plate.
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  15. Flywheel, two-mass flywheel, drive plate, location.

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    Fig. Exploded view of flywheel

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  17. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  19. The cylinder pin determines the installation position.
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  21. Replace bolts, because if they are used again, the connection may loosen and the bolts may shear off.
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  23. Tighten bolts/nuts to specification as follows:

    Torx bolts of two-mass flywheel/drive plate at crankshaft: 33 ft. lbs. (45 Nm) plus an additional 90°rotation
     

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  25. If a new flywheel or drive plate is installed, perform initialization in ME control unit with Star Diagnosis tool.
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