Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 32 AMG Kompressor (203.065), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 320 CDI (203.020), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 280 (203.054), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 280 4-matic (203.092), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 350 (203.056), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 350 4-matic (203.087), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 240 4-matic (203.081), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 320 4-matic (203.084), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 180 Kompressor (203.046), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 Kompressor (203.042), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.006), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 230 (203.052), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 230 Kompressor (203.040), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.008), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 55 AMG (203.076), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 30 CDI AMG (203.018), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI (203.004), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 180 (203.035), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 Kompressor (203.045), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI (203.007), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CGI Kompressor (203.043), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 320 (203.064), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI (203.004), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 270 CDI (203.016), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 270 CDI (203.016) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front wheel bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ W203 C-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for C-Class Saloon (W203) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
How to change Wheel bearing kit on Mercedes W203 C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel bearing kit
How to change Wheel bearing on Mercedes W203 C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel bearing
How to change Cap, wheel bearing on Mercedes W203 C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Cap, wheel bearing
How to change Shaft Seal, wheel bearing on Mercedes W203 C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Shaft Seal, wheel bearing
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W203. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
All-purpose cleaning spray
Copper grease
Multipurpose grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #32
HEX bit No.H5
Drive socket # 12
Drive socket # E12
Drive socket # 18
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Impact screwdriver
Crow bar
Round-nose pliers
Bush and bearing driver set
Hammer
Rubber mallet
Vice
3-Arm Gear Puller
Telescoping magnet
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W203. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Mercedes W203 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 W203. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the bonnet. Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  2. Step 2
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 3
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) 2001 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 4
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    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 5
    Changing Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mercedes W203
  5. Step 6
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Detach the connector of the brake pad wear sensor. Use round-nose pliers.
  7. Step 8
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Mercedes W203 C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.045) 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a drive socket #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Spread the brake pads. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 11
    MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 1.8 Kompressor (203.042) Wheel Bearing replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W203. 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.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W203 2002 C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) by yourself
    Remove the brake pads.
  12. Step 13
    C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2003 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2004 - tips and tricks
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #18. Use a tap wrench. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W203 2005 C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) Wheel Bearing
    Remove the caliper bracket.
  15. Step 16
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    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  16. Step 17
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use an impact screwdriver.
  17. Step 18
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) 2001 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the brake disc.
  18. Step 19
    Mercedes W203 C 180 1.8 Kompressor (203.046) 2002 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Remove the wheel hub nut cap. Use a crowbar. Use a hammer.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W203. Tip from AUTODOC:
    In some cars, the wheel hub nut is not protected with a cap.
  19. Step 20
    Loosen the wheel hub fastening nut screw. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 21
    Make a mark on the hub nut.
    Step 22
    Unscrew the hub nut.
    Step 23
    Remove the fastening nut.
    Step 24
    Changing Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Remove the wheel hub bearing. Use a telescoping magnet.
  20. Step 25
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel hub together with the bearing.
  21. Step 26
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Grip the wheel hub together with the bearing in a vice.
  22. Step 27
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Mercedes W203 C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.045) 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the old O-ring. Use a crowbar.
  23. Step 28
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    Remove the wheel hub bearing.
  24. Step 29
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Loosen the vice and remove the hub.
  25. Step 30
    MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 1.8 Kompressor (203.042) Wheel Bearing replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Pull the bearing inner race out of the wheel hub. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  26. Step 31
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W203 2002 C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) by yourself
    Pull the bearing inner race out of the wheel hub. Use 3-Arm Gear Puller. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  27. Step 32
    C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2003 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  28. Step 33
    How to change Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2004 - tips and tricks
    Treat the mounting seat of the bearing assembly. Use a multipurpose grease.
  29. Step 34
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W203 2005 C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) Wheel Bearing
    Install the inner race of the wheel bearing into the hub. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  30. Step 35
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    Treat the mounting seat of the bearing assembly. Use a multipurpose grease.
  31. Step 36
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Install the inner race of the wheel bearing into the hub. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  32. Step 37
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) 2001 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Place the hub in the vice.
  33. Step 38
    Mercedes W203 C 180 1.8 Kompressor (203.046) 2002 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Treat the mounting seat of the bearing assembly. Use a multipurpose grease.
  34. Step 39
    Changing Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Install a new wheel hub bearing.
  35. Step 40
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Release the vice and take out the wheel hub together with the bearing.
  36. Step 41
    Install the new O-ring. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
    Step 42
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the fasteners of the brake disc cover. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  37. Step 43
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Mercedes W203 C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.045) 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Unscrew the fasteners of the brake disc cover. Use a drive socket #E12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  38. Step 44
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    Remove the brake disc cover.
  39. Step 45
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Clean the wheel hub mounting seat. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  40. Step 46
    MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 1.8 Kompressor (203.042) Wheel Bearing replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Install the brake disc cover.
  41. Step 47
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W203 2002 C 220 CDI (203.006, 203.008) by yourself
    Screw in the fasteners of the brake disc cover. Use a drive socket #E12. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 11 Nm torque.
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