Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 180 (203.735), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 Kompressor (203.745), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 220 CDI (203.706), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 230 Kompressor (203.747), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 180 Kompressor (203.746), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 Kompressor (203.742), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 230 Kompressor (203.740), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 32 AMG Kompressor (203.765), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 30 CDI AMG (203.718), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 320 (203.764), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 CGI Kompressor (203.743), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 CDI (203.707), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 220 CDI (203.708), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 350 (203.756), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 230 (203.752), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 160 Kompressor (203.730), MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 220, MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 220 CDI View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

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All the parts you need to replace – Track Rod End for C-Class Coupe (CL203) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: track rod end – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203). Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Drive socket # 21
Combination spanner #21
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Vernier caliper
Ball joint puller
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203). AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace tie rod ends in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for the right and left tie rod ends.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Replacement: track rod end – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203). Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Track Rod End on Mercedes CL203 2001 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.706) 2002 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
    Step 4
    Mercedes CL203 C 220 CDI 2.2 (203.708) 2003 Track Rod End replacement: free workshop manuals
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203)
  4. Step 5
    Changing Track Rod End on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 CDI 2.2 (203.707) 2004 by yourself
    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.745) 2005 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Clean all tie rod end connections. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Track Rod End on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) 2006: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    When deinstalling, mark or measure the precise position of the ball joint on the track rod, or count the number of turns in order to prevent misalignment afterward. Use a vernier caliper.
  7. Step 8
    How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on Mercedes CL203 C 180 2.0 (203.735) 2007 - download illustrated guide
    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #21 (2 pieces).
  8. Step 9
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    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #21. Use a tap wrench.
  9. Step 10
    Changing of Track Rod End on Mercedes CL203 2009 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller. Use a crowbar.
  10. Step 11
    MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS C 230 1.8 Kompressor (203.740) Track Rod End replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
  11. Step 12
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    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 13
    C-Class Coupe (CL203) C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.745) 2001 Track Rod End DIY replacement workshop manual
    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – MERCEDES-BENZ C-CLASS Coupe (CL203). Professionals recommend:
    While installing the steering rod end remember to make the same number of turns or to leave the same length of thread showing as per your measurements.
  13. Step 14
    How to change Track Rod End on MERCEDES-BENZ C-Class Coupe (CL203) 2002 - tips and tricks
    Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Mercedes CL203 2003 C 200 2.0 Kompressor (203.745) Track Rod End
    Screw on the fastening nut that connects the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #21. Use a ratchet wrench.
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