Mercedes S-Class W-140

1991-1999 of release

Repair and operation of the car

Mercedes S-Class
+ Mercedes-Benz cars of the class S (W-140)
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ Engine
+ Cooling systems, heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Gear shifting box
+ Automatic transmission
+ Coupling
+ Brake system
- Suspension bracket and steering
   Security measures
   Angles of installation of wheels of the car, clearance
   + Forward suspension bracket
   + Back suspension bracket
   - Steering
      Removal and installation of the steering pump (model with engines 104, 119, 120 and 606)
      Dismantling and assembly of the pump of the amplifier of steering
      Dismantling and assembly of an electronic and adjustable steering column
      Removal and installation of the lower steering shaft
      Removal and installation of the drive of telescopic adjustment of a steering column
      Removal and installation of an emphasis of a pipe
      Dismantling and assembly of an internal pipe
      Installation of the top arm of fastening of a pipe (model to identification number 123446)
      Installation of the top arm of fastening of a pipe (model from identification number 123447)
      Removal and installation of the blocking cylinder (model till 31.08.95 of the issue)
      Removal and installation of the blocking cylinder (model since 1.09.95 of the issue)
      Contact spring
      Removal and installation of average steering draft
      Removal and installation of the pendular lever of the steering drive
      Removal and installation of cross steering draft
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment


Contact spring

Removal and installation of a contact spring



1. Remove a steering wheel.
2. Remove the lower cover of the dashboard.
3. Disconnect the conducting socket from a signal or a contact spring of a safety cushion (A45x1).
4. Disconnect the socket of conducting of the relay of a contact spring (A45x2).
5. Turn off fastening bolts (32h) of the contact coil (A45).
6. Carefully remove the coil (A45) from a pipe.
7. Be convinced of correctness of installation of a lock ring (70h).



1. Check distance of "b" between a lock ring (70h) and an arm (85).
2. Check the contact coil (A45) for absence of damage.


Installation is carried out as it should be, the return to removal.