Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 110 CDI 2.2 (638.194), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 108 CDI 2.2 (638.194), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 113 2.0 (638.114, 638.194) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front anti roll bar link on MERCEDES-BENZ VITO 1 (W638) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: anti roll bar links – Mercedes Vito W638. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 16
Combination spanner #16
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on Mercedes Vito W638 in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: anti roll bar links – Mercedes Vito W638. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Anti Roll Bar Links on Mercedes W638 Minibus 1996 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 112 CDI 2.2 (638.194) 1997 Anti Roll Bar Links - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Mercedes W638 Minibus 108 CDI 2.2 (638.194) 1998 Anti Roll Bar Links replacement: free workshop manuals
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Anti Roll Bar Links on MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 110 CDI 2.2 (638.194) 1999 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mercedes Vito W638
  5. Step 5
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ VITO 108 D 2.3 (638.164) 2000 Anti Roll Bar Links - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6.1
    How to replace Anti Roll Bar Links on MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 2001: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners.
    Step 6.2
    How hard is it to do yourself: Anti Roll Bar Links replacement on Mercedes W638 Minibus 113 2.0 (638.114, 638.194) 2002 - download illustrated guide
    Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
    Need to know how to renew Anti Roll Bar Links on MERCEDES-BENZ VITO 2003? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16.
  8. Step 8
    Changing of Anti Roll Bar Links on Mercedes W638 Minibus 1996 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the shock strut. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16.
  9. Step 9
    MERCEDES-BENZ VITO 108 CDI 2.2 (638.194) Anti Roll Bar Links replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Replacement: anti roll bar links – Mercedes Vito W638. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Examine stabiliser bushes. Replace them if needed.
  10. Step 10
    Replacing Anti Roll Bar Links on Mercedes W638 Minibus 1998 112 CDI 2.2 (638.194) by yourself
    Install a new rod, tighten the fasteners.
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