When to replace the Poly V-Belt on your MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Serpentine belt : 2 year / 60000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
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 270 CDI (211.016) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change serpentine belt on MERCEDES-BENZ W211 E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Poly V-Belt for E-Class Saloon (W211) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
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Serpentine belt
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V-Ribbed Belt Set
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Water Pump + V-Ribbed Belt Kit
Tools
Replacement: serpentine belt – Mercedes W211. Tools you'll need:
Torx bit T25
Torx bit T55
Drive socket # 10
Ratchet wrench
Fender cover
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – Mercedes W211
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Poly V-Belt on Mercedes W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Open the bonnet.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Poly V-Belt - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
  3. Step 3
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    Unscrew the engine cover fastener. Use Torx T25. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Poly V-Belt on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Unscrew the fasteners of the back section of the engine cover. Use a drive socket #10. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 5
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Poly V-Belt - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the back section of the engine cover.
    Replacement: serpentine belt – Mercedes W211. Professionals recommend:
    Do not apply excessive force when removing the part. Otherwise you may damage it.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Poly V-Belt on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Remove the engine cover.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Raise the engine cover, holding it on two sides simultaneously.Replacement: serpentine belt – Mercedes W211. Do not use excessive force when removing the part as this may damage it.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Poly V-Belt replacement on Mercedes W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - download illustrated guide
    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use Torx T55. Use a ratchet wrench.
  8. Step 8
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    Remove the V-ribbed belt.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Check the condition of the tensioner pulley and idler pulley. Replace them if necessary.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Poly V-Belt on Mercedes W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Return the tensioner pulley to its initial position.
  10. Step 10
    MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Poly V-Belt replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Install the V-ribbed belt.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Poly V-Belt on Mercedes W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Pull aside the V-ribbed belt tensioner pulley. Use Torx T55. Use a ratchet wrench.
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