Mercedes S-Class W-220

since 1998 release

Repair and operation of the car

Mercedes W220
+ Mercedes-Benz cars of the class S (W220)
+ Operation manual
+ Routine maintenance
+ Engine
+ Cooling system and heating
+ Power supply system and release
+ Engine electric equipment
+ Automatic transmission
- Power shafts
   + Driveshaft
   - Power shafts
      Removal and installation of a flange of a power shaft and radial-stop ball bearing
      Power shaft - removal and installation
      Removal and CV JOINT installation and protective covers of power shafts
   + Differential
+ Brake system
+ Suspension bracket and steering
+ Body
+ Onboard electric equipment
+ Schemes of electric equipment

Power shafts

General information

The car is set in motion by means of torque transmission from the transmission to wheels by means of two power shafts. Boots of internal hinges are made of rubber, and external — of thermoplastic (thermoplastic is steadier against external influences). Each shaft consists of three main parts: internal hinge (tripod type), directly shaft and external hinge of equal angular speeds (HEAS). External hinges of both shaft (CV JOINTS) terminate in shlitsevy shaft which enter shlitsevy naves of driving wheels. Shaft are fixed in naves by nuts.