When to replace the Spark Plug on your MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark plug : 18 month / 30000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 200 Kompressor (203.245), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class T-modell (S203) C 180 (203.235) 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

All the parts you need to replace – Spark Plug for C-Class T-modell (S203) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS T-Model (S203). Tools you might need:
Electronic spray
HEX bit No.HW5.
Drive socket # E8
Spark plug socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS T-Model (S203). Professionals recommend:
  • The replacement procedure is the same for all spark plugs.
  • Warning! Shut down the engine before starting any work – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS T-Model (S203).
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  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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    Undo the engine cover screws (3 pieces). Use HEX No.HW5.
  2. Step 4
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    Remove the engine cover.
  3. Step 5
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    Unscrew the fasteners of the ignition coils. Use a drive socket #E8.
  4. Step 6
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    Take out the ignition coils from the spark plug wells.
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    Remember the sequence of steps for ignition coil demounting.
  5. Step 7
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    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
  6. Step 8
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    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  7. Step 9
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    Take out the spark plugs.
  8. Step 10
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    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs. Treat the surface of the terminals of the new spark plugs. Use electronic spray.
  9. Step 11
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    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.
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