Mercedes M-Class W163

since 1997 of release

Repair and car operation

Mercedes W163
+ Mercedes-Benz Cars of a class M (W163)
+ Governing bodies and receptions of safe operation
- Current leaving and service
   Active system of the prevention of term of approach planned THAT (ASSYST)
   Schedule of routine maintenance
   General information on settings
   Check of levels of liquids, control of leaks
   Check of a condition of tires and pressure in them, designation of tires and disks of wheels, rotation of wheels
   Replacement of impellent oil and oil filter
   Check of brake system
   Power supply system check, replacement of the fuel filter
   Check of a condition and replacement of hoses of an impellent compartment, localization of leaks
   Check of a condition of multicostal belts of a drive of auxiliary units
   Check of functioning of system of cooling and frost resistance of cooling liquid, liquid replacement
   Check of a condition of system of production of the fulfilled gases
   Replacement and check of level of ATF, AT filter replacement
   Visual check of tightness of automatic transmission
   Check of a condition of components of a suspension bracket and steering
   Check of a condition of boots of power shafts
   Check of central air of air
   Greasing of limiters of doors and cylinders of locks
   Visual control of a seat belt and safety cushion block
   Check of operability of headlights and horn
   Check of a condition and replacement of brushes of screen wipers
   Check of a condition of the battery, care of it and charging
   Replacement of the salonny filter
   Replacement of brake liquid
   Check and replacement of spark plugs, check of a condition of high-voltage wires (petrol models)
+ Engine
+ Systems of cooling, heating and air conditioner
+ the Power supply system and production of the fulfilled gases
+ Systems of electric equipment of the engine
+ Manual box of gear shifting
+ Avtomaticheckaya transmission
+ Transmission line
+ Brake and auxiliary systems
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment

Replacement and check of level of ATF, AT filter replacement

Used on considered models of cars automatic transmissions are filled with transmission liquid for all term of the service and regular check and correction of level do not need. Need for performance described below procedure can arise only in the course of performance of major maintenance of AT.

Replacement and check of level of ATF


  1. Liquid level is measured in automatic transmission at heated-up the engine and transmission, - make on the car short, about 15 km, a trip.
  2. Park the car on an equal horizontal surface, cock the parking brake. For reliable fixing of the car prop up wheels protivootkatny boots.
  3. Start the engine on single turns. Squeeze out a pedal of a foot brake and accurately switch the selector lever from the situation "R" in situation "1", then return back. Make sure of lack of signs of development of external leakages of ATF.
  4. Shchup of measurement of level of liquid is located in a back part of transmission. Before taking щуп, carefully wipe adjoining to a case surface, - dirt hit in transmission is inadmissible.
  5. Having hooked a suitable screw-driver, take a blocking clamp (the red uvula of a clamp breaks off, and the remained fragment is pushed out from a cover down) and uncover.

    Order of removal and installation of a cover of a jellied mouth of AT

    93а — the Blocking clamp
    93 — the Cover

  6. Having used a funnel, fill in in transmission necessary quantity of fresh ATF of a demanded grade.

When filling transmission it is recommended to fill in before the first start of the engine in a case of AT about 5 l of liquid.

  1. Start the engine and, holding the car motionlessly foot brake, consistently translate the selector lever through all working ranges, in summary again having returned it to the situation "R".
  2. Previously having carefully wiped, fill measuring щуп against the stop in a jellied mouth of transmission. Take щуп and by length of the moistened site of its edge determine ATF level in a transmission case, at the cold unit level should be between marks of min and max bottom (25 °) scales щупа, at the hot – between identical labels top (80 °) scales.

    Check of level of ATF

  3. During a short trip warm up transmission to normal working temperature, wait about 2 minutes and once again repeat check of level of liquid at the working engine. If level of ATF is excessively high, excess of liquid should be pumped out from AT case without fail, - level excess, no less than the lack of ATF can lead to a transmission exit out of operation.
  4. Establish into place a cover of a jellied mouth and block it a new blocking clamp.
  5. Attentively examine AT case on existence of signs of development of leaks, in case of need make necessary corrections.

ATF and AT filter replacement

It is necessary to charge performance of these procedures to specialists of car-care center.