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1997 Mercedes Benz S 500 Remove/Install Front Shock Absorber

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Download CAUTION: The vehicle must be standing on its wheels when removing the upper shock absorber mounting. 1 Detach upper shock absorber mounting. Model 140: Counter piston rod with Alien wrench (WAF 5). NOTE: Installation: Replace self-locking nut (11a). 2 Remove plate (11b) and rubber mount (11c). 3 Raise vehicle. 4 Detach shock absorber (11) from wishbone (31) and remove downwards. CAUTION: Installation: Replace self-locking nut (11u). 5 Remove mounting parts (11y, 11d, 11f, 11h) for shock absorber (11). 6 Check shock absorber. 7 Install in the reverse order. Remove/install Rear Shock Absorber CAUTION: Installation: Replace self-locking nuts and bolts. 1 Detach upper shock absorber mounting NOTE: The vehicle must be standing on its wheels when removing the upper shock absorber mounting. 2 Remove plate (75b) and rubber mount (75c) 3 Raise vehicle. 4 Remove rear axle switch for roll bar 5 Remove spring link cover (72c). 6 Detach damper (75) from spring link 7 Remove attaching parts (75k, 75d, 75f, 75i) of damper (75) 8 Shock absorber inspection 9 Install in the reverse order