Mounting a new wheel

WARNING WARNING

Always replace wheel bolts that are damaged or rusted.

Never apply oil or grease to wheel bolts. Damaged wheel hub threads should be repaired immediately. Do not continue to drive under these circumstances! Contact an authorized Mercedes-Benz Center or call Roadside Assistance.

Incorrect wheel bolts or improperly tightened wheel bolts can cause the wheel to come off.

This could cause an accident. Make sure to use the correct wheel bolts.

WARNING WARNING

Only use genuine Mercedes-Benz wheel bolts. Other wheel bolts may come loose.

Do not tighten the wheel bolts when the vehicle is raised. Otherwise, the vehicle could fall off the jack.

  1. : Wheel bolts for all wheels supplied by the factory
  2. ; Wheel bolts for the collapsible spare wheel

wheel bolts to mount the collapsible spare wheel could damage the brake system. Always use wheel bolts 2 to mount the collapsible spare wheel. Using other wheel bolts to mount the collapsible spare wheel could damage the brake system.

WARNING WARNING

Make sure to use the original length wheel bolts when remounting the original wheel after it has been repaired.

  • Clean the wheel and wheel hub contact surfaces.

hub while screwing in the first wheel bolt. To prevent damage to the paintwork, hold the wheel securely against the wheel hub while screwing in the first wheel bolt.

  • Place the emergency spare wheel on the wheel hub and push it on.
  • Tighten the wheel bolts until they are finger-tight.
  • Inflate the collapsible spare wheel ().
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