Mercedes-Benz Cars 2000-05

Driven Disc & Pressure Plate

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Removal & Installation



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

    Transmission assembly
     
    Pressure plate (6) mounting bolts (9)
     

  4.  
  5. Inspect the pilot bearing, release bearing (7), release fork (8) and flywheel. Replace as necessary.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Deglaze the flywheel with coarse abrasive cloth.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Clutch disc using a line-up tool (012)
     
    Pressure plate. Torque the mounting bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
     

  4.  
  5. Lightly grease the friction surfaces (arrows) on the release fork. Install the transmission assembly lower the vehicle and check operation.
  6.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the clutch assembly


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

    Transmission assembly
     
    Pressure plate (6) mounting bolts (9)
     

  4.  
  5. Inspect the pilot bearing, release bearing (7), release fork (8) and flywheel. Replace as necessary.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Deglaze the flywheel with coarse abrasive cloth.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Clutch disc using a line-up tool (012)
     
    Pressure plate. Torque the mounting bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
     

  4.  
  5. Lightly grease the friction surfaces (arrows) on the release fork. Install the transmission assembly lower the vehicle and check operation.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the clutch assembly

  6.  

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

    Transmission assembly
     
    Pressure plate (6) mounting bolts (9)
     

  4.  
  5. Inspect the pilot bearing, release bearing (7), release fork (8) and flywheel. Replace as necessary.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Deglaze the flywheel with coarse abrasive cloth.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Clutch disc using a line-up tool (012)
     
    Pressure plate. Torque the mounting bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
     

  4.  
  5. Lightly grease the friction surfaces (arrows) on the release fork. Install the transmission assembly lower the vehicle and check operation.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the clutch assembly

  6.  

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

    Transmission assembly
     
    Pressure plate (6) mounting bolts (9)
     

  4.  
  5. Inspect the pilot bearing, release bearing (7), release fork (8) and flywheel. Replace as necessary.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Deglaze the flywheel with coarse abrasive cloth.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Clutch disc using a line-up tool (012)
     
    Pressure plate. Torque the mounting bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
     

  4.  
  5. Lightly grease the friction surfaces (arrows) on the release fork. Install the transmission assembly lower the vehicle and check operation.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the clutch assembly

  6.  

 
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