Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class T-modell (S211) E 270 T CDI (211.216)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear shock absorber on MERCEDES-BENZ W211 E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

Replacement: shock absorbers – Mercedes W211. Tools you need:
Replacement: shock absorbers – Mercedes W211. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #17
Drive socket # 18
Torx bit T20
Shock absorber socket #DD6
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Clip removal tool
Hydraulic transmission jack
Crow bar
Flat Screwdriver
Wheel chock
All the parts you need to replace – Shock Absorber for E-Class Saloon (W211) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
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Shock Absorber
How to change Shock Absorber on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016) – tips for proper car maintenance
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016)
Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class T-modell (S211) E 270 T CDI (211.216)
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class T-modell (S211) E 270 T CDI (211.216)
Replacement: shock absorbers – Mercedes W211. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • 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.
  • Please note: all work on the car – Mercedes W211 – should be done with the engine switched off.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
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