Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 240 (203.061), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 240 (203.261), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) 240 (209.361), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 240 (209.461)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change serpentine belt on MERCEDES-BENZ W203 C-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: serpentine belt – Mercedes W203. Tools you might need:
Replacement: serpentine belt – Mercedes W203. Tools you might need:
Combination spanner #16
Fender cover
All the parts you need to replace – Poly V-Belt for C-Class Saloon (W203) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
How to change V-Ribbed Belt Set on Mercedes W203 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
V-Ribbed Belt Set
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MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 240 (203.061)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing V-Ribbed Belt Set on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 240 (203.261)
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 240 (203.261)
Easy tricks to help you to replace V-Ribbed Belt Set on MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) 240 (209.361)
MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) 240 (209.361)
V-Ribbed Belt Set removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 240 (209.461)
MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 240 (209.461)
How to change V-Ribbed Belts on Mercedes W203 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
V-Ribbed Belts
How to change V-Ribbed Belts on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 240 (203.061) – tips for proper car maintenance
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 240 (203.061)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing V-Ribbed Belts on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 240 (203.261)
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 240 (203.261)
Easy tricks to help you to replace V-Ribbed Belts on MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) 240 (209.361)
MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) 240 (209.361)
V-Ribbed Belts removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 240 (209.461)
MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 240 (209.461)
How to change Water Pump + V-Ribbed Belt Kit on Mercedes W203 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) – step-by-step instructions for straightforward car repair
Water Pump + V-Ribbed Belt Kit
How to change Water Pump + V-Ribbed Belt Kit on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 240 (203.061) – tips for proper car maintenance
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 240 (203.061)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Water Pump + V-Ribbed Belt Kit on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 240 (203.261)
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 240 (203.261)
Easy tricks to help you to replace Water Pump + V-Ribbed Belt Kit on MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) 240 (209.361)
MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) 240 (209.361)
Water Pump + V-Ribbed Belt Kit removal & installation, incredibly easy steps for MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 240 (209.461)
MERCEDES-BENZ CLK Convertible (A209) CLK 240 (209.461)
Replacement: serpentine belt – Mercedes W203. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. How to change Poly V-Belt on Mercedes W203 2000 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
  2. How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) 2001 Poly V-Belt - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Mercedes W203 C 180 1.8 Kompressor (203.046) 2002 Poly V-Belt replacement: free workshop manuals
    Step 3
    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: serpentine belt – Mercedes W203. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  4. Changing Poly V-Belt on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.004) 2003 by yourself
    Step 4
    Remove the air intake hoses.
  5. How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2004 Poly V-Belt - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 5
    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
  6. How to replace Poly V-Belt on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2005: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Step 6
    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – Mercedes W203. AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  7. How hard is it to do yourself: Poly V-Belt replacement on Mercedes W203 C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.045) 2006 - download illustrated guide
    Step 7
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
    Step 8
    Install the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – Mercedes W203. Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure that the V-ribbed belt fits all pulleys snugly.
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    Step 9
    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
  9. Changing of Poly V-Belt on Mercedes W203 2000 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 10
    Place the V-ribbed belt on the tensioner pulley.
  10. MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 1.8 Kompressor (203.042) Poly V-Belt replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 11
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position. Use a combination spanner #16.
    Step 12
    Reinstall the air intake hoses.
  11. Replacing Poly V-Belt on Mercedes W203 2002 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.006) by yourself
    Step 13
    Install the engine cover and secure it.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure the engine cover is properly seated. It should not be displaced with respect to the guiding fasteners and the throttle body air intake hose.Replacement: serpentine belt – Mercedes W203. Do not use excessive force during installation. This may damage the part.
  12. C-Class Saloon (W203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.007) 2003 Poly V-Belt DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 14
    Remove the fender protection cover.
  13. How to change Poly V-Belt on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W203) 2004 - tips and tricks
    Step 15
    Close the hood.
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