Mercedes-Benz Cars 2000-05

Overhaul

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Front (4-Matic)



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp and CV-joint circlip
     

  4.  
  5. Using a soft metal drift or a piece of wood, tap the CV-joint off the shaft.
  6.  
  7. Use a rag to clean off the grease, inspect all components for wear and/or damage and replace as necessary.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Replace the rubber boot and install the CV-joint and circlip. Replace the grease with the appropriate CV-joint lubricant.
  2.  
  3. Install the axle assembly.
  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp and CV-joint circlip
     

  4.  
  5. Using a soft metal drift or a piece of wood, tap the CV-joint off the shaft.
  6.  
  7. Use a rag to clean off the grease, inspect all components for wear and/or damage and replace as necessary.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Replace the rubber boot and install the CV-joint and circlip. Replace the grease with the appropriate CV-joint lubricant.
  2.  
  3. Install the axle assembly.
  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp and CV-joint circlip
     

  4.  
  5. Using a soft metal drift or a piece of wood, tap the CV-joint off the shaft.
  6.  
  7. Use a rag to clean off the grease, inspect all components for wear and/or damage and replace as necessary.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Replace the rubber boot and install the CV-joint and circlip. Replace the grease with the appropriate CV-joint lubricant.
  2.  
  3. Install the axle assembly.
  4.  

Front Shaft



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp and CV-joint circlip
     

  4.  
  5. Using a soft metal drift or a piece of wood, tap the CV-joint off the shaft.
  6.  
  7. Use a rag to clean off the grease, inspect all components for wear and/or damage and replace as necessary.
  8.  


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    Fig. Exploded view of the front and rear CV-joint assembly


To install:

  1. Replace the rubber boot and install the CV-joint and circlip. Replace the grease with the appropriate CV-joint lubricant.
  2.  
  3. Install the axle assembly.
  4.  

Rear Halfshaft



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    End cover and boot cap
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp
     
    CV-joint locking ring
     

  4.  
  5. Remove the CV-joint from the axle using a press. Remove the rubber boot.
  6.  
  7. Use a rag to clean off the grease, inspect all components for wear and/or damage and replace as necessary.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Replace the rubber boot and install the CV-joint using a press. Replace the grease with the appropriate CV-joint lubricant.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    CV-joint locking ring
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp
     
    End cover and boot cap
     
    Axle shaft
     

  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    End cover and boot cap
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp
     
    CV-joint locking ring
     

  4.  
  5. Remove the CV-joint from the axle using a press. Remove the rubber boot.
  6.  
  7. Use a rag to clean off the grease, inspect all components for wear and/or damage and replace as necessary.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Replace the rubber boot and install the CV-joint using a press. Replace the grease with the appropriate CV-joint lubricant.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    CV-joint locking ring
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp
     
    End cover and boot cap
     
    Axle shaft
     

  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    End cover and boot cap
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp
     
    CV-joint locking ring
     

  4.  
  5. Remove the CV-joint from the axle using a press. Remove the rubber boot.
  6.  
  7. Use a rag to clean off the grease, inspect all components for wear and/or damage and replace as necessary.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Replace the rubber boot and install the CV-joint using a press. Replace the grease with the appropriate CV-joint lubricant.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    CV-joint locking ring
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp
     
    End cover and boot cap
     
    Axle shaft
     

  4.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Axle shaft
     
    End cover and boot cap
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp
     
    CV-joint locking ring
     

  4.  
  5. Remove the CV-joint from the axle using a press. Remove the rubber boot.
  6.  
  7. Use a rag to clean off the grease, inspect all components for wear and/or damage and replace as necessary.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Replace the rubber boot and install the CV-joint using a press. Replace the grease with the appropriate CV-joint lubricant.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    CV-joint locking ring
     
    Rubber boot sealing clamp
     
    End cover and boot cap
     
    Axle shaft
     

  4.  

 
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