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
- 11. Steering
   11.2. The block of an inflatable safety cushion on a steering wheel
   11.3. Steering wheel
   11.4. Steering trapeze
   11.5. Cuffs of hinges of a steering trapeze
   11.6. Power steering pump
   11.7. Installation of disorder convergence
   11.8. Easily and easy
   11.9. Maintenance of system of steering
   11:10. Diagnostics of malfunctions of system of steering
+ 12. Brake system
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment
+ 14.2. Electrical circuitries

11.5. Cuffs of hinges of a steering trapeze


Defective cuffs have to be replaced urgently since the dirt which got into the hinge puts it out of action for a short time. In doubtful cases the tip of the lever or all steering trapeze assembled is replaced.


1. Remove a steering trapeze.
2. Remove a flat spring ring (3) by means of the screw-driver.
3. Remove a cuff (2) together with a round spring ring (10) up.
4. Instruction: in case of a cuff of the ball hinge between draft and the lever of a trapeze arrive in the same way, but the lever tip has to be unscrewed before.


1. Remove lubricant and fill the ball hinge about 3 cm3 of multi-purpose grease, for example, of Shell Retinax A.
2. Insert a new spring ring (10) of round section into a rubber cuff.
3. Put on a rubber cuff (2) through a hinge pin.
4. Put a flat spring ring (3) by means of the screw-driver with the rounded edges not to damage a rubber cuff.
5. Put into place a steering trapeze.