When to replace the Spark Plug on your MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark plug : 18 month / 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 170 (169.032, 169.332), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 150 (169.031, 169.331), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 200 (169.033, 169.333), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 160 (169.031, 169.331), MERCEDES-BENZ A-Class (W169) A 180 (169.032, 169.332) 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: spark plugs – MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS (W169). Tools you need:
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Drive socket # E11
Drive socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS (W169). AUTODOC experts recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: spark plugs – MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS (W169). Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    Open the hood.
    Step 2
    Use a fender protection cover to prevent damaging paintwork and plastic parts of the car.
    Step 3
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    Detach the connector from the ignition coil.
  2. Step 4
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    Unscrew the ignition coil bracket. Use a drive socket #E11. Use a ratchet wrench.
  3. Step 5
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    Take out the ignition coil from the spark plug well.
  4. Step 6
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    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  5. Step 7
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    Take out the spark plugs.
  6. Step 8
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    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs.
  7. Step 9
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    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.
  8. Step 10
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    Screw new spark plugs and tighten them. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a torque wrench. Tighten it to 25 nm torque.
    Replacement: spark plugs – MERCEDES-BENZ A-CLASS (W169). Professionals recommend:
    Don't tighten the plugs with excessive force. Exceeding tightening torque can damage the thread connection. Be careful when working with a spark plug wrench. Its skewing can cause damage to the threaded connection.
Comments – 1
  • M. H.
    24.04.2023 15:16
    Member
    This tutorial is incorrect for a150 w169, there are two coil packs and they are separate from the sparkplugs
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