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What size allen wrench is used to remove the slide bolt on the front brake calipers of a 2008 mercedes ml 550?

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  • dtraderd Aug 03, 2010

    I know how to change it . i need to know the size of the specific allen wrech for the job

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To replace a Brake Caliper and all the components for 2008 Mercedes Benz Truck ML550 5.5L SFI DOHC 8cyl you need the next tools list:
1. Combination Wrench Set
2. 3/8 in. Drive Ratchet
3. Floor Jack
4. C-Clamp
5. Mallet Hammer
6. Flat Head Screwdriver
7. Socket Set
8. Jack Stand Set
9. Tire Iron
10. 1/4 in. Drive Torque Wrench

Also can check this GUIDE.

Good luck.

Posted on Aug 03, 2010

  • ZJ Limited
    ZJ Limited Aug 03, 2010

    I think that's it...

    Front:

    - 12mm socket with extension (2 right caliper bolts)
    - 6mm allen/hex bit socket (two left side caliper bolts, 4 front axle pinch bolts)
    - 17mm allen/hex bit socket and 22mm wrench/socket (front axle)


    Medium anti-seize on caliper bolts and caliper stopper bolt.





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