Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 170 NGT (245.233), MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 180 NGT (245.233), MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 180 CDI (245.207), MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 200 CDI (245.208), MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 170 (245.232), MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 200 TURBO (245.234), MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 150 (245.231), MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 160 (245.231), MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 180 (245.232), MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) F-CELL (242.890), MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 200 CDI (245.208) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change tie rod end / track rod end on MERCEDES-BENZ B200 (W245) [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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All the parts you need to replace – Track Rod End for B-Class (W245) and other MERCEDES-BENZ models
Tools
Replacement: track rod end – Mercedes W245. List of the tools you'll need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #14
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 22
Wheel impact socket #H12
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Tap wrench
Vernier caliper
Ball joint puller
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – Mercedes W245. 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 W245. Use the following procedure:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Track Rod End on W245 2005 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 180 CDI 2.0 (245.207) 2006 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #H12.
  3. Step 3
    W245 B 200 CDI 2.0 (245.208) 2007 Track Rod End replacement: free workshop manuals
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
    Changing Track Rod End on MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) B 200 2.0 (245.233) 2008 by yourself
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Important! Hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Mercedes W245
  5. Step 5
    How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ B-CLASS B 150 1.5 (245.231) 2009 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
    How to replace Track Rod End on MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) 2010: download PDF manuals and video instructions
    Clean the fastener connecting the tie rod end to the steering knuckle. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  7. Step 7
    How hard is it to do yourself: Track Rod End replacement on W245 B 180 1.7 (245.232) 2011 - download illustrated guide
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #21. Use a tap wrench.
  8. Step 8
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    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.
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Track Rod End on W245 2006 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #21.
  10. Step 10
    MERCEDES-BENZ B-CLASS B 170 NGT 2.0 (245.233) Track Rod End replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Disconnect the tie rod end from the steering knuckle. Use a ball joint puller.
  11. Step 11
    Replacing Track Rod End on W245 2008 B 180 CDI 2.0 (245.207) by yourself
    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
  12. Step 12
    B-Class (W245) B 150 1.5 (245.231) 2009 Track Rod End DIY replacement workshop manual
    Clean the mounting seats of the tie rod end. Use a wire brush. Use WD-40 spray.
  13. Step 13
    How to change Track Rod End on MERCEDES-BENZ B-Class (W245) 2010 - tips and tricks
    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – Mercedes W245. AUTODOC experts 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.
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