When to replace the Spark Plug on your MERCEDES-BENZ S-CLASS
Recommended replacement interval for the part category Spark plug : 4 year / 100000 km
Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ S-Class Saloon (W221) S 65 AMG (221.179), MERCEDES-BENZ S-Class Saloon (W221) S 600 (221.176), MERCEDES-BENZ S-Class Saloon (W221) S 65 AMG (221.179) 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 S-Class Saloon (W221) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: spark plugs – MERCEDES-BENZ S-CLASS (W221). Tools you need:
High-temperature anti-seize lubricant
Spark plug socket # 16
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Round-nose pliers
Fender cover
Replacement: spark plugs – MERCEDES-BENZ S-CLASS (W221). 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 S-CLASS (W221). 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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    Remove the spark plug wire connectors from the spark plug wells. Use round-nose pliers.
    Replacement: spark plugs – MERCEDES-BENZ S-CLASS (W221). Professionals recommend:
    Be careful to avoid damaging spark plug wires.Remember the sequence of the spark plug wires connectors.
  2. Step 4
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    Clean dirt, dust and debris from inside the spark plug wells.
  3. Step 5
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    Unscrew the spark plugs. Use the spark plug socket #16. Use a ratchet wrench.
  4. Step 6
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    Take out the spark plugs.
  5. Step 7
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    Apply a thin layer of a special high temperature anti-seize lubricant to the threads of the new spark plugs.
  6. Step 8
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    Install the new spark plugs into their mounting seats.
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