Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI, MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 (211.065), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 (211.070), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 240 (211.061), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 55 AMG Kompressor (211.076), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 Kompressor (211.042), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.026), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 400 CDI (211.028), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 NGT (211.042), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.023), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 (211.054), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 (211.056), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.020), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.022), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 420 CDI (211.029), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.007), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.008), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 Kompressor (211.041), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 (211.072), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 63 AMG (211.077), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 CGI (211.057), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 300 BlueTEC (211.024), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 230 (211.052) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change front wheel bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ (W211) E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for E-Class Saloon (W211) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
How to change Wheel bearing kit on Mercedes W211 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel bearing kit
How to change Wheel bearing on Mercedes W211 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Wheel bearing
How to change Cap, wheel bearing on Mercedes W211 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Cap, wheel bearing
How to change Shaft Seal, wheel bearing on Mercedes W211 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Shaft Seal, wheel bearing
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W211. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
Nylon cleaning brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
All-purpose cleaning spray
Copper grease
Multipurpose grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #17
Combination spanner #32
HEX bit No.H5
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 21
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Impact screwdriver
Bush and bearing driver set
Brake caliper wind back tool
Hammer
Rubber mallet
Round-nose pliers
Crow bar
3-Arm Gear Puller
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Mercedes W211 car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Mercedes W211 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Connect the service equipment and switch the SBC system to service mode.
    Please note!
    Some vehicles may not have the SBC system.
  3. Step 3
    Mercedes W211 E 270 CDI 2.7 (211.016) 2004 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Unscrew the brake fluid reservoir cap.
  4. Step 4
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 5
    Changing Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  5. Step 6
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mercedes W211
  7. Step 8
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Mercedes W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the wheel.
  8. Step 9
    Need to know how to renew Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS 2009? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Detach the connector of the brake pad wear sensor. Use round-nose pliers.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 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 E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Wheel Bearing replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Clean the brake caliper fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Unscrew the brake caliper fastening. Use a combination spanner #17. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 13
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the brake caliper.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W211. Tip:
    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.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Treat the brake caliper piston. Use a nylon cleaning brush. Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W211. After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W211 2007 E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) Wheel Bearing
    Install the brake caliper wind back tool.
  15. Step 16
    DIY replacement of Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI 3.2 (211.026) 2008 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Remove the brake pads.
  16. Step 17
    Disconnect the brake pads wear sensor.
    Step 18
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  17. Step 19
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a drive socket #21. Use a tap wrench. Use a ratchet wrench.
  18. Step 20
    Mercedes W211 E 270 CDI 2.7 (211.016) 2004 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Remove the caliper bracket.
  19. Step 21
    Changing Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  20. Step 22
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use an impact screwdriver.
  21. Step 23
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Remove the brake disc.
  22. Step 24
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Mercedes W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Remove the wheel hub nut cap. Use a crowbar. Use a hammer.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    In some cars, the wheel hub nut is not protected with a cap.
  23. Step 25
    Need to know how to renew Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS 2009? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Loosen the wheel hub fastening nut screw. Use HEX No.H5. Use a ratchet wrench.
  24. Step 26
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Unscrew the hub nut.
  25. Step 27
    MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Wheel Bearing replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Remove the fastening nut.
  26. Step 28
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Remove the hub and the bearing together, since they are a sealed unit.
  27. Step 29
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the wheel hub mounting seat. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  28. Step 30
    How to change Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Remove the wheel hub bearing.
  29. Step 31
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W211 2007 E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) Wheel Bearing
    Remove the old O-ring. Use a crowbar.
  30. Step 32
    DIY replacement of Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI 3.2 (211.026) 2008 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Remove the wheel hub bearing.
  31. Step 33
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat.
  32. Step 34
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Pull the bearing inner race out of the wheel hub. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  33. Step 35
    Mercedes W211 E 270 CDI 2.7 (211.016) 2004 Wheel Bearing replacement: free workshop manuals
    Pull the bearing inner race out of the wheel hub. Use 3-Arm Gear Puller. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  34. Step 36
    Changing Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Clean the hub. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
  35. Step 37
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Treat the mounting seat of the bearing assembly. Use a multipurpose grease.
  36. Step 38
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Install the inner race of the wheel bearing into the hub. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  37. Step 39
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Mercedes W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Install the inner race of the wheel bearing into the hub. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  38. Step 40
    Need to know how to renew Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS 2009? This free workshop manual will help you to do it yourself
    Treat the mounting seat of the bearing assembly. Use a multipurpose grease.
  39. Step 41
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Install a new wheel hub bearing.
  40. Step 42
    MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Wheel Bearing replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Treat the mounting seat of the bearing assembly. Use a multipurpose grease.
  41. Step 43
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Install the new O-ring. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  42. Step 44
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Treat the mounting seat of the bearing assembly. Use a multipurpose grease.
  43. Step 45
    How to change Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Install a new wheel hub bearing.
  44. Step 46
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W211 2007 E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) Wheel Bearing
    Treat the mounting seat of the bearing assembly. Use a multipurpose grease.
  45. Step 47
    DIY replacement of Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI 3.2 (211.026) 2008 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Install the new wheel hub together with the bearing.
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