Mercedes M-Class W163

since 1997 release

Repair and operation of the car

Mercedes W163
+ Mercedes-Benz cars of a class M (W163)
+ Governing bodies and methods of safe operation
+ Current leaving and service
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating and air conditioner
+ A power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Automatic transmission
+ Transmission line
+ Brake and auxiliary systems
- Suspension bracket and steering
   + Forward suspension bracket
   - Back suspension bracket
      Removal and installation of assembly of the back bridge
      Removal, dismantling and installation of back racks
      Removal and installation of the torsion bar
      Removal and installation of the lower cross lever
      Removal and installation of the top cross lever
      Remove also installation of a longitudinal extension
   + Steering
   + Suspension bracket geometry
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment

Removal and installation of the torsion bar

Details of installation of the torsion bar of a back suspension bracket

77 — the Torsion bar
77a — the Rubber plug
77b — the Collar
77s — Bolts
78a — the Connecting bolt

78b — the Bearing
78s — the Bearing
78d — the Remote plug
78e — the Bearing
78f — the Bearing with a nut


In total самоконтрящиеся bolts and nuts are subject to replacement without fail!

  1. Details of installation of a back torsion bar are shown on сопр. an illustration to which all references which are found in the text belong.
  2. Remove the bearing with a nut (78f).
  3. Turn out bolts (77s) of a fixing collar (77b).
  4. Remove the torsion bar (77).
  5. Remove from a bar the rubber plug (77a).
  6. Installation is made upside-down, - replace defective components, track correctness of installation of components (78a ? 78f).