Mercedes W124

since 1985-1995 of release

Repair and car operation

W124 Mercedes
+ Governing bodies and control devices
+ 2. Maintenance (diesel engines)
+ 4. Repair of 6-cylinder petrol SOHC engines
+ 5. Repair of 6-cylinder petrol DOHC engines
+ 6. Repair of the diesel engine established in the car
+ 7. Major maintenance of engines
+ 10. System of injection of BOSCH CIS-E fuel (KE-JETRONIC)
+ 11. System of injection of BOSCH HFM fuel
+ 12. Fuel system of diesel engines
+ 13. Fuel system of diesel engines
+ 15. System of ignition of 4-cylinder petrol engines
+ 16. System of ignition of four-cylinder petrol engines
+ 19. Mechanical transmission
+ 20. Automatic transmission
   24.2. General information
   24.3. Care of a body
   24.4. Care of an upholstery and rugs
   24.5. Repair of insignificant damages of a body
   24.6. Repair of strong damages of a body
   24.7. Front bumper
   24.8. Rear bumper
   24.9. Cowl
   24.10. Cable of opening of the lock of a cowl
   24.11. Cowl lock
   24.12. Doors
   24.13. Door upholstery
   + 24.14. Door handles and locks
   + 24.15. Glass of a door and window regulators
   24.16. Trunk lid
   24.17. Trunk lid lock
   24.18. Back door
   24.19. Lock of a back door
   24.20. Elements of the central lock
   24.21. External rear-view mirrors
   24.22. Wind and back flew down
   24.23. Hatch
   24.24. External details of a body
   24.25. Sitting
   24.25.2. Installation
   24.26. Mechanism of a tension of a seat belt of forward sitting
   + 24.27. Seat belt elements
   24.28. Interior furnish
   24.29. Central console
   24.30. Dashboard

24.9. Cowl


Arrangement of caps on cowl inside

Arrangement of bolts of fastening of hinges to a cowl

1. Open a cowl and enclose pure rags under cowl corners to protect a paint and varnish covering of the car at cowl removal.
2. Being careful, remove the caps located in the central part of a cowl, for access to a hose of a washer and electric sockets. Disconnect submitting hose of a washer from the control valve and electric sockets. Adhere to a hose and the electric socket a thin long cord. Extend from a cowl electroconducting and a hose and untie from them a cord, leaving it in a cowl. Further the cord is required for a tightening in an electroconducting and hose cowl (see fig. An arrangement of caps on cowl inside).
3. Using a marker, note position of hinges on a cowl (see fig. An arrangement of bolts of fastening of hinges to a cowl).
4. Unscrew bolts of fastening of the left and right hinge of a cowl and, being careful, remove a cowl.
5. Check a condition of hinges of a cowl on existence люфта and wear and, if necessary, replace them. Pay attention that for replacement of the hinge of a cowl it is necessary to remove a forward wing and it is desirable to carry out this work at service station.

Installation and adjustment

1. Using two assistants, establish a cowl and screw in bolts of fastening of hinges of a cowl by hand. Level cowl hinges according to earlier made labels and tighten fastening bolts.
2. Close a cowl and check its arrangement of rather adjacent surfaces. Adjust the provision of a cowl so that at the closed cowl the gap on perimeter of a cowl was identical from all directions. For adjustment weaken bolts of fastening of hinges of a cowl and, moving a cowl, adjust its situation. If this adjustment does not provide the demanded provision of a cowl, further adjustment can be made, having weakened nuts of fastening and having changed position of hinges of a cowl. Access to nuts of fastening of hinges of a cowl is possible after removal of protection of a wing. For adjustment of a forward part on height it is necessary to screw in or unscrew the rubber pillows located on a forward cross-piece.