Mercedes-Benz Cars 2000-05

Lower Control Arms

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Bushing Replacement



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

    Rear wheel
     
    Lower control arm
     
    Rubber mount from the spring link using a press
     

  4.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Rubber mounts using a press
     
    Lower control arm
     
    Rear wheel
     

  2.  

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

    Rear wheel
     
    Lower control arm
     

  4.  
  5. Using a press, remove the rubber mount from the spring link.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Install the rubber mounts using a press.
  2.  
  3. Install or connect the following:

    Lower control arm
     
    Rear wheel
     

  4.  

Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Support the lower control arm assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Electrical connections if equipped
     
    Shock absorber
     
    Lower control arm
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower control arm. Torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Shock absorber. Torque the mounting nut to 52 ft. lbs. (70 Nm)
     
    Electrical connections
     
    Rear wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Support the lower control arm assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Electrical connections if equipped
     
    Shock absorber
     
    Lower control arm
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower control arm. Torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Shock absorber. Torque the mounting nut to 52 ft. lbs. (70 Nm)
     
    Electrical connections
     
    Rear wheel
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Support the lower control arm assembly.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear wheel
     
    Electrical connections if equipped
     
    Shock absorber
     
    Lower control arm
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Lower control arm. Torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Shock absorber. Torque the mounting nut to 52 ft. lbs. (70 Nm)
     
    Electrical connections
     
    Rear wheel
     

  2.  

 
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