Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI, MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 (211.065), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 (211.070), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 240 (211.061), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 240 4-matic (211.080), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 4-matic (211.082), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.004), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 Kompressor (211.042), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.026), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 400 CDI (211.028), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 4-matic (211.083), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 NGT (211.042), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.023), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 (211.054), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 (211.056), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.020), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.022), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 4-matic (211.084), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 420 CDI (211.029), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 4-matic (211.092), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 4-matic (211.087), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI 4-matic (211.089), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.007), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.008), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 Kompressor (211.041), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 4-matic (211.090), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 (211.072), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 CGI (211.057), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 300 BlueTEC (211.024), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 230 (211.052), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 55 AMG Kompressor (211.076), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 63 AMG (211.077), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E320 CDI (211.022) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change rear suspension arm on MERCEDES-BENZ W211 E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Control Arm for E-Class Saloon (W211) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: rear suspension lower trailing arm – Mercedes W211. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 10
Drive socket # 18
XZN socket bit # 12
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: rear suspension lower trailing arm – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the left and right lower control arms.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: rear suspension lower trailing arm – Mercedes W211. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
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    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 3
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  3. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mercedes W211
  4. Step 5
    Changing Control Arm on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the plastic car body protective cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Control Arm on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Remove the plastic car body protective cover.
  7. Step 8
    How hard is it to do yourself: Control Arm replacement on W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Clean all joints of the arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the fastener connecting the control arm to the rear knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use XZN #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Control Arm on W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use XZN #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  10. Step 11
    MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Control Arm replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Support the arm. Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Control Arm on W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Remove the fastening bolts. Use XZN #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  12. Step 13
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Control Arm DIY replacement workshop manual
    Remove the arm. Use a crowbar.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Control Arm on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Clean the mounting seats and the thread of the suspension arm. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement W211 2007 E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) Control Arm
    Install a new arm.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: rear suspension lower trailing arm – Mercedes W211. Use only new bolts and nuts for installation.
  15. Step 16
    DIY replacement of Control Arm on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI 3.2 (211.026) 2008 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Install the fastening bolt.
  16. Step 17
    How to change Control Arm on W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Screw the fastener connecting the control arm to the subframe. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use XZN #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  17. Step 18
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Control Arm - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Install the fastening bolt.
  18. Step 19
    W211 E 270 CDI 2.7 (211.016) 2004 Control Arm replacement: free workshop manuals
    Screw in the fasteners connecting the control arm to the rear knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use XZN #12. Use a ratchet wrench.
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