Important!
This replacement procedure can be used for:
MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI (211.006), MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class T-modell (S211) E 220 T CDI (211.206, 211.606)

The steps may slightly vary depending on the car design.

How to replace front anti roll bar link on MERCEDES-BENZ E W211 TUTORIAL AUTODOC

Required tools:
Required tools:
Wire brush
WD-40 spray
Brake cleaner
Copper grease
Combination spanner #18
Drive socket # 21
Drive socket # 22
Wheel impact socket #17
Ratchet wrench
Torque wrench
Crow bar
Tap wrench
Hydraulic transmission jack
Wheel chock
AUTODOC recommends:
  • Replace the stabiliser links on Mercedes W211 in pairs.
  • The replacement procedure is identical for both stabiliser links on the same axle.
  • All work should be done with the engine stopped.
Carry out replacement in the following order:
  1. How to change Anti Roll Bar Links on Mercedes W211 2002 - free PDF and video manuals
    Step 1
    Secure the wheels with chocks.
  2. How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Anti Roll Bar Links - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 2
    Loosen the wheel mounting bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
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    Step 3
    Raise the front of the car and secure on supports.
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    Step 4
    Unscrew the wheel bolts.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when unscrewing the bolts.
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    Step 5
    Remove the wheel.
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    Step 6
    Clean the fastening bolt that connects the shock absorber fork with the lower control arm. Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
    Step 7
    Unscrew the fastening bolt that connects the shock absorber fork with the lower control arm. Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #22.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 8
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Step 9
    Detach the bottom part of the shock strut.
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    Step 10
    Clean the stabiliser link fasteners.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 11
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the control arm.Use a drive socket #21.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 12
    Take out the stabiliser link fastener.Use a crowbar.
    Step 13
    Unscrew the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar.Use a drive socket #21.Use a tap wrench.
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    Step 14
    Remove the fastening bolt.
    Step 15
    Remove the stabilizer rod.
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    Step 16
    Clean the mounting seats of the stabiliser link.Use a wire brush.Use WD-40 spray.
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    Step 17
    Ιnstall the transverse stabilizer link.
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    Step 18
    Install the fastening bolt.
    Step 19
    Install the rod fastening to the stabilizer and tighten it.Use a crowbar.Use a drive socket #21.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 70 Nm torque.
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    Step 20
    Tighten the stabiliser link fastener.Use a drive socket #21.Use a ratchet wrench.
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    Step 21
    Attach the bottom part of the shock strut.Use a crowbar.
  17. How to replace MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) 2003 Anti Roll Bar Links - step-by-step manuals and video guides
    Step 22
    Install the fastening bolt.
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    Step 23
    Screw in the fasteners connecting the suspension strut fork to the lower control arm. Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #22.Use a ratchet wrench.
    Step 24
    Prop up the steering knuckle.Use a hydraulic transmission jack.
  19. Changing Anti Roll Bar Links on MERCEDES-BENZ E-Class Saloon (W211) E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.008) 2005 by yourself
    Step 25
    Tighten the fastening bolt that connects the shock absorber fork to the lower control arm. Use a combination spanner #18.Use a drive socket #22.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 85 Nm torque.
  20. How to remove MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2006 Anti Roll Bar Links - online easy-to-follow instructions
    Step 26
    Tighten the fastener connecting the stabilizer link to the stabilizer bar.Use a drive socket #21.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 70 Nm torque.
    Step 27
    Remove the support from under the steering knuckle.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    Lower the hydraulic transmission jack smoothly, without jerks, to avoid damaging assemblies and mechanisms.
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    Step 28
    Treat all joints of the stabiliser link.Use copper grease.
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    Step 29
    Treat the surface where the brake disc contacts the wheel rim. Use copper grease.
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    Step 30
    Clean the brake disk surface.Use a brake cleaner.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    After applying the spray, wait a few minutes.
  24. Changing of Anti Roll Bar Links on Mercedes W211 2002 won't be an issue if you follow this illustrated step-by-step guide
    Step 31
    Install the wheel.
    AUTODOC recommends:
    To avoid injury, hold up the wheel when screwing in the fastening bolts.
  25. MERCEDES-BENZ E-CLASS E 200 CDI 2.2 (211.007) Anti Roll Bar Links replacement: online guides and video tutorials
    Step 32
    Screw in the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.
  26. Replacing Anti Roll Bar Links on Mercedes W211 2004 E 220 CDI 2.2 (211.006) by yourself
    Step 33
    Lower the car and working in a cross order, tighten the wheel bolts.Use wheel impact socket #17.Use a torque wrench.Tighten it to 120 nm torque.
  27. E-Class Saloon (W211) E 280 CDI 3.0 (211.020) 2005 Anti Roll Bar Links DIY replacement workshop manual
    Step 34
    Remove the jacks and chocks.
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