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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners Manual: Overview of the tire-change tool kit

Mercedes-Benz C-Class Owners Manual / Wheels and tires / Changing a wheel / Overview of the tire-change tool kit

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Apart from some country-specific variants, vehicles are not equipped with a tire-change tool kit.

For more information on which tire-change tools are required and approved for performing a wheel change on your vehicle, consult a qualified specialist workshop.

You require the following tools, for instance, to change a wheel:

  • Jack
  • Chock
  • Lug wrench
  • Alignment bolt

The tire-change tool kit is located under the trunk floor.

Changing a wheel

  1. Lug wrench
  2. Folding chock
  3. Jack

Setting up the folding chock

Changing a wheel

Preparing the vehicle for a wheel change

Requirements:

  • The required tire-change tool is available. If your vehicle is not equipped with the tirechange tool kit, consult a qualified specialist workshop to find out about suitable tools.
  • The vehicle is not on a slope.
  • The vehicle is on solid, non-slippery and level ground.
  • Apply the electric parking brake manually.
  • Move the front wheels to the straight-ahead position.
  • Vehicles with automatic transmission: Shift into position P.
  • Vehicles with level control system: Set the normal vehicle level.
  • Switch off the engine.
  • Make sure that the engine cannot be started.
  • Place chocks or other suitable items under the front and rear of the wheel that is diagonally opposite the wheel you wish to change.
  • Remove the hub caps if necessary.
  • Raise the vehicle.
    Notes on rotating wheels

    Removing and installing hub caps

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