Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (W639) 111 CDI (639.701, 639.703, 639.705), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (W639) 115 CDI (639.701, 639.703, 639.705) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change shock absorber on MERCEDES VITO W639 [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for VITO Bus (W639) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: suspension strut – Mercedes Vito W639. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Torx bit T25
Torx bit T40
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 20
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Flat Screwdriver
Hydraulic strut spring compressor
Ear clamp pliers
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: suspension strut – Mercedes Vito W639. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both shock struts of the front suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock struts of the front suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: suspension strut – Mercedes Vito W639. Recommended sequence of steps:
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