What to Expect When Getting An Old Diesel Running after Sitting for Over Three Years

Depends a lot on the climate and how the car was stored but you should always begin with new fuel and filters

In the summer of 2014 Kent picked up a 1976 240D that had not run in 6 years. When a diesel has sat that long there will be quite a bit of service work you will have to  do before you can safely drive it again.

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Common among these chassis:


Watch Kent's introductory free video. More to follow in the future on this diesel as well as a couple others he is currently working on. Be sure to subscribe to his YouTube channel to get notification of all new releases. For parts you may need be sure to check out related products on this page.