Mercedes-Benz GLC : Changing a wheel / Mounting a new wheel

NOTE Mercedes-AMG vehicles

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Observe the notes in the Supplement. You could otherwise fail to recognize dangers.

WARNING Risk of accident from losing a wheel

Oiled, greased or damaged wheel bolt/wheel nut threads or wheel hub/wheel mounting bolt threads can cause the wheel bolts/ wheel nuts to come loose.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Never oil or grease the threads.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel In the event of damage to the threads, contact a qualified specialist workshop immediately.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Have the damaged wheel bolts or damaged hub threads replaced.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Do not continue driving.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Observe the information on the choice of tires.

For tires with a specified direction of rotation, an arrow on the side wall of the tire indicates the correct direction of rotation. Observe the direction of rotation when installing.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Slide the wheel to be mounted onto the alignment bolt and push it on.

WARNING Risk of injury from tightening wheel bolts and nuts

If you tighten the wheel bolts or wheel nuts when the vehicle is raised, the jack could tip.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Only tighten wheel bolts or wheel nuts when the vehicle is on the ground.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Be sure to observe the instructions and safety notes on "Changing a wheel".

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel For safety reasons, only use wheel bolts which have been approved by Mercedes-Benz and for the wheel in question.

NOTE Damage to paintwork of the wheel rim when screwing on the first wheel bolt

If the wheel has too much play when screwing in the first wheel bolt, the wheel rim paint can be damaged.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Press the wheel firmly against the wheel hub when screwing on the first wheel bolt.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheelTighten the wheel bolts evenly in a diagonal pattern in the order indicated until they are finger-tight.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Unscrew and remove the alignment bolt.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Tighten the last wheel bolt until it is fingertight.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Lower the vehicle.

Lowering the vehicle after a wheel change

Requirements:

  • The new wheel has been installed.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel To lower the vehicle: place the ratchet onto the hexagon nut of the jack so that the letters "AB" are visible and turn counter-clockwise.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Tighten the wheel bolts evenly in a diagonal pattern in the order indicated Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel to Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel with an initial maximum force of 59 lb-ft (80 Nm).

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Tighten the wheel bolts evenly in a diagonal pattern in the order indicated Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel to Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel to the specified tightening torque of 111 lb-ft (150 Nm).

WARNING Risk of accident due to incorrect tightening torque

The wheels could come loose if the wheel bolts or wheel nuts are not tightened to the prescribed torque.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Ensure that the wheel bolts or wheel nuts are tightened to the prescribed tightening torque.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel If you are not sure, do not move the vehicle. Contact a qualified specialist workshop and have the tightening torque checked immediately.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Check the tire pressure of the newly installed wheel and adjust it if necessary.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Vehicles with tire pressure loss warning system: Restart the tire pressure loss warning system.

Exception: the new wheel is an emergency spare wheel.

Mercedes-Benz GLC. Mounting a new wheel Vehicles with a tire pressure monitoring system: Restart the tire pressure monitoring system.

Exception: the new wheel is an emergency spare wheel.

    Removing a wheel

    Requirements: The vehicle is raised. NOTE Mercedes-AMG vehicles Observe the notes in the Supplement. You could otherwise fail to recognize dangers...

    Emergency spare wheel

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