Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 270 CDI (211.016), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI, MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 (211.065), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 (211.070), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 240 (211.061), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), 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 55 AMG Kompressor (211.076), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 Kompressor (211.042), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.026), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 400 CDI (211.028), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 NGT (211.042), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.023), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 (211.054), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 (211.056), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI (211.020), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI (211.022), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 420 CDI (211.029), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 CDI (211.007), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.008), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 200 Kompressor (211.041), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 500 (211.072), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 63 AMG (211.077), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 350 CGI (211.057), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 300 BlueTEC (211.024), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 230 (211.052) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change tie rod end MERCEDES-BENZ W211 E-Class [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Track Rod End for E-Class Saloon (W211) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: track rod end – Mercedes W211. Tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #14
Combination spanner #21
Combination spanner #22
Drive socket # 21
Wheel impact socket #17
Tap wrench
Vernier caliper
Ball joint puller
Crow bar
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – Mercedes W211. Tip from AUTODOC:
  • 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 W211. Take the following steps:
  1. Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
    Step 2
    How to change Track Rod End on W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  2. Step 3
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  3. Step 4
    W211 E 270 CDI 2.7 (211.016) 2004 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 W211
  4. Step 5
    Changing Track Rod End on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Remove the wheel.
  5. Step 6
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  6. Step 7
    How to replace Track Rod End on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) 2007: 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 W211 E 320 CDI 3.0 (211.022) 2008 - 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 W211 2002 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 E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Track Rod End replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
  11. Step 12
    Replacing Track Rod End on W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  12. Step 13
    E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Track Rod End DIY replacement workshop manual
    Screw on a new tie rod end. Use a combination spanner #14.
    Replacement: track rod end – Mercedes W211. 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 E-Class Saloon (W211) 2006 - tips and tricks
    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.
  14. Step 15
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement W211 2007 E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) Track Rod End
    Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle.
  15. Step 16
    DIY replacement of Track Rod End on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 320 CDI 3.2 (211.026) 2008 is not an issue anymore with our step-by-step tutorial
    Screw on the fastening nut that connects the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a combination spanner #22.
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