When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your MERCEDES-BENZ CLK
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Serpentine belt : 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) CLK 320 (209.365), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) CLK 500 (209.375), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) CLK 240 (209.361), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) CLK 55 AMG (209.376), MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209) CLK 240 (209.361) 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 CLK (C209). Tools you might need:
Combination spanner #16
Fender cover
Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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
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    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209). Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  2. Step 4
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    Remove the air intake hoses.
  3. Step 5
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    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use a combination spanner #16.
  4. Step 6
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    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209). AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  5. Step 7
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
    Step 8
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ CLK CLK 240 (209.361) 2006 Poly V-Belt - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Install the V-ribbed belt.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – MERCEDES-BENZ CLK (C209). Tip from AUTODOC:
    Make sure that the V-ribbed belt fits all pulleys snugly.
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