Mercedes of the S-class W202

1993-2000 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Mercedes W202
+ 1.2. General information
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
+ 4. Lubrication system
+ 5. Cooling system
+ 6. Heating, ventilation
+ 7. System of ignition
+ 8. Fuel system
+ 9. Transmission
- 10. Running gear
   + 10.1.2. Shock-absorbers
   + 10.1.3. Forward springs
   10.1.4. Stabilizer of cross stability
   - 10.2. Zadny Bridge
      10.2.2. Back shock-absorbers
      10.2.3. Back springs
      + 10.2.4. Half shafts
   10.3. Why the shock-absorber is necessary
   10.4. Types of shock-absorbers
   10.5. Additional protection of spherical hinges of steering drafts
   10.6. "Cunning" bolts and nuts
+ 11. Steering
+ 12. Brake system
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment
+ 14.2. Electrical circuitries

10.2.2. Back shock-absorbers (cars without regulator of a road gleam)


In case of repair it is possible to put shock-absorbers of any manufacturers provided that their marking, for example, of "H2 orange" is observed (H2 orange).


1. Disconnect fastenings of an upholstery of a luggage carrier and remove it.

Shock-absorbers serve as an emphasis of a spring of back wheels. Therefore it is better to disconnect the top fastening of the shock-absorber on the car standing on wheels. If the car is lifted, it is necessary to prop up the suspension bracket lever, otherwise the bridge will fall out. When unscrewing the top fastening the shock-absorber piston rod since fastening of the working cylinder can unscrew should not be turned and occur accident.

2. Unscrew nuts (75a). If at the same time the piston rod is turned, keep him from a provorachivaniye for lysk Rozhkov a key. When unscrewing a lock-nut hold the lower nut Rozhkov a key on 17.
3. Raise the car behind.
4. Where is available, remove a suspension bracket lever casing (72s), having unscrewed 2 bolts (72d).
5. Unscrew a nut (75I) on the lever of a suspension bracket and Take a bolt with a washer (75h).
6. Take the shock-absorber (75) from the lever of a suspension bracket (72) and from bearing body basis. If it is difficult to make it, press the shock-absorber the screw-driver through an opening in the lever, then take out the shock-absorber down.


1. Before installation check the shock-absorber.
2. Check rubber details for porosity and damages, if necessary - replace.
3. New shock-absorbers are delivered complete with the persistent buffer (75i), a protective cap (75f), a rubber support (75d) and the dimensional plug (75k).
4. Put shock-absorbers color marking back.
5. Put a bolt (75h) and tighten its new самоконтрящейся a nut with m 55 N.' moment.
6. Screw a suspension bracket lever casing.
7. Slowly lower the car, at the same time enter the shock-absorber into the top fixing opening.
8. Put on a rubber ring (75c) and a washer (75b).
9. Put both clamps (75a) on a shock-absorber rod. At the same time put the lower clamp up to the end with m 15 N.' moment, and tighten a lock-nut with m 30 N.' moment. You watch that the piston rod was not turned, holding it if necessary for lysk.
10. Put an upholstery of a luggage carrier and latch fastenings.