Mercedes S-class W202

1993-2000 of release

Repair and car operation

Mercedes W202
+ 1.2. The general data
+ 2. Maintenance service
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Greasing system
+ 5. Cooling system
+ 6. Heating, ventilation
+ 7. Ignition system
+ 8. Fuel system
+ 9. Transmission
- 10. A running gear
   + 10.1.2. Shock-absorbers
   + 10.1.3. Forward springs
   10.1.4. The stabilizer of cross-section stability
   - 10.2. The back bridge
      10.2.2. Back shock-absorbers
      10.2.3. Back springs
      + 10.2.4. Semiaxes
   10.3. What for the shock-absorber is necessary
   10.4. Types of shock-absorbers
   10.5. Additional protection of spherical hinges of steering draughts
   10.6. "Artful" bolts and nuts
+ 11. A steering
+ 12. Brake system
+ 13. A body
+ 14. An electric equipment
+ 14.2. Electroschemes

10.2.3. Back springs

The prevention

Depending on car equipment various springs with corresponding rubber support are applied. For a designation of springs on last coil the colour stroke is put, and also detail number is beaten out. At change apply springs with an identical designation.


1. Put the car behind on supports.
2. If is available, remove a casing of the lever of a suspension bracket.
3. Take from fastenings a wire of the indicator of deterioration of brake overlays (72).
4. The spring is loaded. For removal it is necessary to compress it even more to unload spring plates. Thus the compression device should cover 4–5 coils.
5. Unscrew самоконтящуюся a nut of the lever of a suspension bracket (72b), remove it together with a washer. Get a bolt.
6. Take away the lever downwards and remove a spring together with rubber support.
7. Compress a spring in the adaptation, as is shown in drawing, remove a rubber support, rotating to the left, then slowly unclench a spring.


1. Before installation check up rubber support on porosity and damage, if necessary replace them. Clear a surface прилегания on the suspension bracket lever.
2. Put the adaptation for compression and slowly compress a spring.
3. By the right rotation put a rubber support. For simplification of installation it is possible to grease a support with liquid soap or glycerine.
4. Put a spring so that the end of the bottom coil sat in lever deepening.
5. Put a bolt of the lever of a suspension bracket and screw new самоконтрящуюся a nut (72b) with a washer, without tightening it.
6. Put a garage jack under the suspension bracket lever, raise the lever that полуось became approximately horizontally. Do not forget a wooden lining between the lever and a jack.

The prevention

At lifting watch to raising the car from supports.

7. In this position tighten a nut of a spring with the moment 70 Н.м.
8. Release a spring, paying attention to correctness of its landing in the lever and on a body.
9. Remove the adaptation and a jack.
10. Lay on a place a wire of the gauge of deterioration brake колодок.
11. If is available, put a lever casing.
12. Check up car level on the forward bridge.
13. Establish correct position of headlights.