Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 160 (169.031, 169.331), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) E-CELL (169.090), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 200 CDI (169.308, 169.008), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 170 (169.032, 169.332), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 200 (169.033, 169.333), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 160 CDI (169.006, 169.306), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 180 CDI (169.007, 169.307), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 200 CDI (169.008, 169.308), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 200 TURBO (169.034, 169.334), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 180 (169.032, 169.332) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for A-Class (W169) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
How to change Wheel bearing kit on Mercedes W169 A 180 CDI 2.0 (169.007, 169.307) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel bearing kit
How to change Wheel bearing on Mercedes W169 A 180 CDI 2.0 (169.007, 169.307) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel bearing
How to change Cap, wheel bearing on Mercedes W169 A 180 CDI 2.0 (169.007, 169.307) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Cap, wheel bearing
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W169. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 22
Drive socket # 30
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Ball joint puller
Bush and bearing driver set
Flat chisel
Flat Screwdriver
Hammer
Circlip pliers
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W169. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Mercedes W169 car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W169. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
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    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W169. AUTODOC recommends:
    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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    Remove the hub bearing protection cap. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
    Please note!
    Some cars are not equipped with wheel hub caps.
  6. Step 7
    Clean the wheel hub fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 8
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    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use a drive socket #30.
  7. Step 9
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 10
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 11
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    Remove the brake caliper together with its bracket.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W169. Professionals recommend:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur. Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  10. Step 12
    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 13
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 14
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    Remove the brake disc.
  12. Step 15
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 16
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #22. Use a ratchet wrench.
  13. Step 17
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    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  14. Step 18
    Clean the ABS sensor fastener. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 19
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    Unscrew the ABS sensor fastener. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  15. Step 20
    Disconnect the ABS sensor.
    Step 21
    Clean the fastener that connects the ball joint to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 22
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    Unscrew the ball joint fastening to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #21.
  16. Step 23
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    Disconnect the lower arm from the steering knuckle. Use a crowbar. Use a hammer.
  17. Step 24
    Clean the fastener of the bracket that connects the brake hose to the shock strut. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 25
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    Remove the bracket from the shock absorber strut. Use a flat screwdriver.
  18. Step 26
    Clean the fasteners connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 27
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    Unscrew the lower fastener connecting the shock strut to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #21. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
  19. Step 28
    Remove the fastening bolts.
    Step 29
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    Remove the steering knuckle together with the hub.
  20. Step 30
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    Press the wheel hub out from the tapered roller bearing. Use a bush and bearing driver set. Use a hammer.
  21. Step 31
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    Remove the retaining ring from the steering knuckle. Use circlip pliers.
  22. Step 32
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    Press out the wheel hub bearing. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  23. Step 33
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    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush.
  24. Step 34
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    Press the new bearing in the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set. Use a hammer.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W169. AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Check to make sure the wheel hub bearing is positioned correctly. Avoid its misalignment. Stop pressing on the surface of the bearing immediately after it has been fitted into its mounting seat.
  25. Step 35
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    Install the retaining ring in the steering knuckle. Use circlip pliers.
  26. Step 36
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    Press the wheel hub into the bearing inner race. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  27. Step 37
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    Install the steering knuckle with a hub in assembly.
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