Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W168) A 160 (168.033, 168.133)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front strut mount / top munt MERCEDES-BENZ A160 (W168) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: strut mount – Mercedes W168. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # E12
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 19
HEX bit No.H7.
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #19
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Pin punch
Rubber mallet
Pliers
Hydraulic transmission jack
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Fender cover
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Strut Mount for A-Class (W168) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
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Anti-Friction Bearing, suspension strut support mounting
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MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W168) A 160 (168.033, 168.133)
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Repair Kit, suspension strut
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MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W168) A 160 (168.033, 168.133)
How to change Top Strut Mounting on Mercedes W168 A 140 1.4 (168.031, 168.131) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Top Strut Mounting
How to change Top Strut Mounting on MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W168) A 160 (168.033, 168.133) – tips for proper car maintenance
MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W168) A 160 (168.033, 168.133)
Replacement: strut mount – Mercedes W168. Tip:
  • All mounts of the front shock struts should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the mounts of the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • Be sure to replace all self-locking nuts and bolts during installation.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: strut mount – Mercedes W168. Recommended sequence of steps:
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