Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 250 CGI (204.247), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 200 CDI (204.201), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 180 CGI (204.249), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 180 CDI (204.200), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 350 CDI (204.223), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 350 CGI (204.257), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 63 AMG (204.277), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 180 Kompressor (204.246), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 200 Kompressor (204.241), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 230 (204.252), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 280 (204.254), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 350 (204.256), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 200 CDI (204.207), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 220 CDI (204.208), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 320 CDI (204.222), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 63 AMG (204.277), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 180 Kompressor (204.245), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 220 CDI (204.202), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 350 CDI (204.225), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 250 CDI (204.203), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 220 CDI (204.208), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 300 (204.254), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 350 CDI (204.225), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 200 CGI (204.248), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 63 AMG, MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 63 AMG, MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 220 CDI (204.202), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 180 (204.231), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S204) C 250 (204.252) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: front lower arm – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS T-Model (S204). List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Ceramic grease
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #21
Combination spanner #22
Torx bit E20
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Ball joint puller
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: front lower arm – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS T-Model (S204). Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • Please note: all work on the car – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS T-Model (S204) – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 3
    Raise the car.
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    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.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS T-Model (S204)
  3. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  4. Step 6
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    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  5. Step 7
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #21. Use Torx E20. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 8
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    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #21.
  7. Step 9
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    Prop up the steering knuckle. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  8. Step 10
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    Disconnect the ball joint from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  9. Step 11
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    Remove the support from under the steering knuckle.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: front lower arm – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS T-Model (S204). Lower the transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging components and mechanisms.
  10. Step 12
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  11. Step 13
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    Remove the arm.
  12. Step 14
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    Clean the suspension arm mounting seats. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 15
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    Install a new arm.
    Replacement: front lower arm – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS T-Model (S204). Tip from AUTODOC:
    During the installation process, use only new bolts and nuts.
  14. Step 16
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    Install the fastening bolt.
  15. Step 17
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    Connect the ball joint to the steering knuckle.
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