When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Serpentine belt : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 220 CDI (202.133), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Saloon (W202) C 200 CDI (202.134) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

This video shows the replacement procedure of a similar car part on another vehicle

Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS (W202). Tools you might need:
12-point socket # 17
Ratchet wrench
Fender cover
Wheel chock
Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS (W202). AUTODOC recommends:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS (W202). Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    Open the bonnet.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 4
    Lift the car using a jack or place it over an inspection pit.
    Step 5
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use 12-point socket No.17. Use a ratchet wrench.
  2. Step 6
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    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS (W202). AUTODOC experts recommend:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  3. Step 7
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position. Use 12-point socket No.17. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 8
    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use 12-point socket No.17. Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 9
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    Install the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS (W202). Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure that the V-ribbed belt fits all pulleys snugly.
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