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This replacement procedure can be used for:
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The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Tools
Replacement: engine mounts – MERCEDES-BENZ SLK (R171). Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
All-purpose cleaning spray
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 13
Drive socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Telescoping magnet
Hydraulic transmission jack
Fender cover
Replacement: engine mounts – MERCEDES-BENZ SLK (R171). AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 4
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    Clean the engine mount fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  2. Step 5
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    Unscrew the upper fastener of the engine mount. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  3. Step 6
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    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a telescoping magnet.
  4. Step 7
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    Unscrew the lower fastener of the engine mount. Use a drive socket #13. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 8
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    Remove the fastening bolt.
  6. Step 9
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    Support the engine in the oil pan area. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  7. Step 10
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    Remove the engine mount.
  8. Step 11
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    Clean the mounting seat of the engine mount. Use a wire brush. Use all-purpose cleaning spray.
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