Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.4 16V Twinport LPG (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.8 (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.7 DTI (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.6 (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.7 CDTI (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.4 16V Twinport (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.6 (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.3 CDTI (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.6 Turbo (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.7 CDTI (E75), OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.3 CDTI (E75) View more

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to change tie rod end OPEL MERIVA A [TUTORIAL AUTODOC]

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Tools
Replacement: track rod end – Opel Meriva X03. Tools you need:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Torque wrench
Combination spanner #21
Drive socket # 17
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Tap wrench
Ball joint puller
Vernier caliper
Wheel chock
Replacement: track rod end – Opel Meriva X03. 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 – Opel Meriva X03. Recommended sequence of steps:
  1. Step 1
    How to change Track Rod End on Opel Meriva x03 2003 - free PDF and video manuals
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. Step 2
    How to replace OPEL Meriva A (X03) 1.7 CDTI (E75) 2004 Track Rod End - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts. Use wheel impact socket #17.
  3. Step 3
    Opel Meriva x03 1.6 16V (E75) 2005 Track Rod End replacement: free workshop manuals
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
  4. Step 4
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    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Warning! To avoid injury, hold the wheel while unscrewing the fastening bolts. Opel Meriva X03
  5. Step 5
    How to remove OPEL MERIVA 1.3 CDTI (E75) 2007 Track Rod End - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Remove the wheel.
  6. Step 6
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    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 Opel Meriva x03 1.7 DTI (E75) 2009 - download illustrated guide
    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.
  8. Step 8
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    Loosen the lock nut securing the tie rod end to the tie rod. Use a combination spanner #21 (2 pieces).
  9. Step 9
    Changing of Track Rod End on Opel Meriva x03 2003 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Unscrew the end fastening nut to the steering knuckle. Use a drive socket #17. Use a tap wrench.
  10. Step 10
    OPEL MERIVA 1.6 16V (E75) 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 Opel Meriva x03 2005 1.7 CDTI (E75) by yourself
    Screw the end out of the tie rod.
  12. Step 12
    Meriva A (X03) 1.3 CDTI (E75) 2006 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 OPEL Meriva A (X03) 2007 - tips and tricks
    Screw on a new tie rod end.
    Replacement: track rod end – Opel Meriva X03. Tip from AUTODOC experts:
    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.
  14. Step 14
    Step-by-step recommendations for DIY replacement Opel Meriva x03 2008 1.3 CDTI (E75) Track Rod End
    Connect the tie rod end to the steering knuckle.
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