Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 220 D (210.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 250 D (210.010), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 200 (210.035), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 300 D (210.020), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 230 (210.037), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 320 (210.055), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 290 Turbo-D (210.017), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 280 (210.053), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 420 (210.072), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 50 AMG (210.072), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 280 (210.063), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 280 4-matic (210.081), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 320 (210.065), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 300 Turbo-D (210.025), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 320 4-matic (210.082), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 250 Turbo-D (210.015), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 200 D (210.003), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 240 (210.061), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 430 (210.070), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 200 Kompressor (210.045), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 55 AMG (210.074), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 220 CDI (210.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 200 CDI (210.007), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 220 D, MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 200 CDI (210.007), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 220 CDI (210.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 270 CDI (210.016), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 320 CDI (210.026), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 430 4-matic (210.083), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 200 Kompressor (210.048), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 240 (210.062), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 36 AMG, MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W210) E 220 CDI (210.006) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front ball joint on MERCEDES W210 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Suspension Ball Joint for E-Class Saloon (W210) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: ball joint – Mercedes W210. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Ceramic grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 22
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: ball joint – Mercedes W210. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right ball joints.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: ball joint – Mercedes W210. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17. Use a tap wrench.
  2. Step 3
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    Raise the car.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    If you are using a jack, make sure it rests on a flat surface without any unevenness.Be sure to additionally secure the car with jack stands.
  3. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: ball joint – Mercedes W210. Tip:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
  4. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Clean the ball joint fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #22.
  7. Step 8
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the ball joint to the suspension control arm. Use a drive socket #22. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 9
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the control arm. Use a ball joint puller.
  9. Step 10
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  10. Step 11
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    Remove the ball joint.
  11. Step 12
    Support the steering knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
    Step 13
    Clean the ball joint mounting seat. Use a wire brush.
    Step 14
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    Install a new ball joint.
  12. Step 15
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    Attach the ball joint to the control arm.
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