Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), 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 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 55 AMG Kompressor (211.076), 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 63 AMG (211.077), 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) E320 CDI (211.022), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 63 AMG (211.077) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Wheel Bearing for E-Class Saloon (W211) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
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Shaft Seal, wheel bearing
Tools
Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W211. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
All-purpose cleaning spray
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #16
Combination spanner #18
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 8
Drive socket # E12
Drive socket # 16
Drive socket # 18
Drive socket # E18
Drive socket # 32
HEX bit no.H10.
Torx bit M12
Torx bit T30
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Hammer
Flat chisel
Pin punch
Pliers
Round-nose pliers
Flat Screwdriver
Bush and bearing driver set
Crow bar
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W211. AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • Do not re-use the bearing assembly of your Mercedes W211 car.
  • The wheel hub bearing replacement procedure is identical for both wheels on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W211. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
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    Raise the rear of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mercedes W211
  5. Step 5
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    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    Clean the brake caliper bracket fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
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    Unscrew the caliper bracket fastening. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 8
    Remove the fastening bolts (2 pieces).
    Step 9
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    Remove the brake caliper together with its bracket.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W211. Tip:
    Tie the caliper to the suspension or to the body with a wire without disconnecting from the brake hose to prevent depressurization of the brake system.Make sure that the brake caliper is not hanging on the brake hose.Don't press the brake pedal after the brake caliper has been removed. As a result, the piston can fall out from the brake cylinder, and brake fluid leakage and depressurization of the system may occur.Check the brake caliper bracket, brake caliper guide pins and boots. Clean them. Replace, if necessary.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Clean the brake disc fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  10. Step 11
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    Unscrew the brake disc fastening. Use Torx T30. Use a ratchet wrench.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Remove the brake disc.
  12. Step 13
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Unstake the wheel hub retaining nut. Use a flat metal-working chisel. Use a hammer.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Unscrew the wheel hub axle nut. Use a drive socket #32. Use a ratchet wrench.
  14. Step 15
    Remove the fastening nut.
    Step 16
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    Remove the brake shoe adjuster. Use pliers. Use round-nose pliers. Use a flat screwdriver.
  15. Step 17
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    Dismantle the hand brake shoes together with the lower spring.
  16. Step 18
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Disconnect the parking brake cable. Use a flat screwdriver.
  17. Step 19
    Clean the control arm fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 20
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the control arm to the rear knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18. Use HEX No.H10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  18. Step 21
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Step 22
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    Detach the control arm.
  19. Step 23
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 24
    Changing Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Unscrew the stabilizer rod fasteners. Use a combination spanner #16. Use a drive socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  20. Step 25
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the fastening bolt.
  21. Step 26
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
    Step 27
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the control arm to the rear knuckle. Use a combination spanner #18. Use Torx M12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  22. Step 28
    Remove the fastening bolt. Use Torx M12. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 29
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Mercedes W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Unscrew the upper control arm fasteners. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #E18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  23. Step 30
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    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
  24. Step 31
    Detach the ABS wiring harness bracket.
    Step 32
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Detach the control arm.
  25. Step 33
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    Unscrew the upper control arm fasteners. Use a combination spanner #18. Use a drive socket #E18. Use a ratchet wrench.
  26. Step 34
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Step 35
    Detach the control arm.
    Step 36
    Replacing Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the control arm to the rear knuckle. Use a combination spanner #21. Use HEX No.H10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  27. Step 37
    Detach the control arm.
    Step 38
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Wheel Bearing DIY replacement workshop manual
    Unscrew the ABS sensor fastening from the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #8. Use a ratchet wrench.
  28. Step 39
    How to change Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2006 - tips and tricks
    Disconnect the ABS sensor.
  29. Step 40
    Remove the fastening bolt. Use a pin punch. Use a hammer.
    Step 41
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes W211 2007 E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) Wheel Bearing
    Detach the driveshaft from the steering knuckle.
    Replacement: wheel bearing – Mercedes W211. AUTODOC recommends:
    Make sure that the drive shaft is not unloaded (when the car is jacked).
  30. Step 42
    Remove the steering knuckle together with the hub.
    Step 43
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    Remove the wheel hub from the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set. Use a hammer.
  31. Step 44
    How to change Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Unscrew the hub bearing mounting. Use a drive socket #E12. Use a ratchet wrench.
  32. Step 45
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Wheel Bearing - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Remove the hub bearing mounting. Use a hammer.
  33. Step 46
    Clean the hub bearing mounting seat. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 47
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    Install a new hub bearing and secure it.
  34. Step 48
    Changing Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Tighten the fastener of the wheel hub bearing. Use a drive socket #E12. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 80 Nm torque.
  35. Step 49
    Treat the fasteners of the wheel hub bearing. Use copper grease.
    Step 50
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Wheel Bearing - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Install the wheel hub on the steering knuckle. Use a bush and bearing driver set.
  36. Step 51
    How to replace Wheel Bearing on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the splines of the drive shaft CV joint. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  37. Step 52
    How hard is it to do yourself: Wheel Bearing replacement on Mercedes W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Install the steering knuckle with a hub in assembly.
  38. Step 53
    Mount the drive shaft into the wheel hub.
    Step 54
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    Install the fastening bolt. Use a hammer.
  39. Step 55
    Changing of Wheel Bearing on Mercedes W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Attach the control arm.
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