Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 160 (169.031, 169.331), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 150 (169.031, 169.331) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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Simple DIY car repair steps – Replacing Shock Absorber on MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 160 (169.031, 169.331)
MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 160 (169.031, 169.331)
Tools
Replacement: shock absorbers – Mercedes W169. Tools you might need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Drive socket # 16
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #17
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Adjustable wrench
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: shock absorbers – Mercedes W169. 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 W169. Use the following procedure:
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