Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 112 CDI 2.2 (638.194), MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Box (638) 112 CDI 2.2 (638.094), MERCEDES-BENZ V-Class (W638/2) V 200 CDI (638.294)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on MERCEDES-BENZ VITO 1 (W638)  [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: shock absorbers – Mercedes Vito W638. Tools you'll need:
Replacement: shock absorbers – Mercedes Vito W638. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Copper grease
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #17
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for VITO Bus (638) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
How to change Shock Absorber on Mercedes W638 Minibus 112 CDI 2.2 (638.194) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Shock Absorber
How to change Shock Absorber on MERCEDES-BENZ V-Class (W638/2) V 200 CDI (638.294) – tips for proper car maintenance
MERCEDES-BENZ V-Class (W638/2) V 200 CDI (638.294)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 112 CDI 2.2 (638.194)
MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Bus (638) 112 CDI 2.2 (638.194)
Easy tricks to help you to replace Shock Absorber on MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Box (638) 112 CDI 2.2 (638.094)
MERCEDES-BENZ VITO Box (638) 112 CDI 2.2 (638.094)
Replacement: shock absorbers – Mercedes Vito W638. AUTODOC recommends:
  • Both shock absorbers of the rear suspension should be replaced simultaneously.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right shock absorbers of the rear suspension.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: shock absorbers – Mercedes Vito W638. Use the following procedure:
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