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suspension problem: broken spring caps

I have a 1998 300E turbo diesel and the cap on top of the spring that holds the spring in place on the left front suspension has broken and bent back. Not much keeping the spring from popping out. A check on the opposite side shows that the cap is rusting there as well and it's just a matter of time.

I'm looking for an online electronic catalog to get the part numbers for these caps so that I can order them. Can anyone point me to a link?

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Try the W210 forum.

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If you have a floor jack and jack stands it is pretty easy. You should probably change both springs.I would also get the sub-frame bushings, stabilizer links,engine mounts and shocks replaced.One of the most misunderstood components of the suspension system is the shock absorber - or damper, as it should rightly be known.
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Thanks guys, I'm in the right area now.

Jesse
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86 Isuzu Trooper 2.23 TDi (the dog's)
12 VW Passat SEL Tdi (wife's)
07 E320 BlueTec (mine)
07 Sprinter CRD 2500 (also mine)
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