Mercedes-Benz Cars 2000-05

Stabilizer Bar (Sway Bar)

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure on SL Class vehicles.
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  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Rear axle housing assembly
     
    Torsion bar connecting rods
     
    Torsion bar brackets
     
    Fuel-tank-to-pump hose, on SL Class
     
    Intermediate lever
     
    Torsion bar
     

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To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Torsion bar and brackets with new bushings. Torque the bracket nuts to 15 ft. lbs. (20 Nm).
     
    Intermediate lever. Torque the self-locking nuts to 84 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
     
    Fuel-tank-to-pump hose
     
    Torsion bar connecting rods. Torque the self-locking nuts to 30 ft. lbs. (40 Nm).
     
    Rear axle housing assembly
     

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