One of the most common problems we see on older Mercedes.
What's wrong with my Mercedes?
Unknown battery drain, electrical shorts, blown fuses - these can be difficult to isolate!
Installing H4 headlight upgrades will make a difference between night and day
This could be caused by one or even a combination of three things.
Do not assume it is just a bad battery! Diagnose first...
Some chargers won't start the charge cycle without some help
Isolate the source of the short to finally solve your problem
This is one of Kent’s favorite tools to have around the shop
You can do it with commercial products or something in the cupboard
This is a sure sign your electrical switch is going bad
Not as easy as it looks and easy to break if you don't know the proper tricks
Yes, they do need service if you want them to last.
You have a couple options to keep the battery alive!
If the wiring plug falls apart on you, you won't know what coded wires go where!!!
You will need a wire schematic to figure out which wires go into which holes
We share with you the factory instructions for most models from the late 1970's to late 1980's
Don't let anyone kid you... this is not an easy job!
Neglect is probably the No. 1 Cause of your Benz not starting
It is possible to do this but you have to cut the black cap off first.
There is a quick fix as well as a more permanent repair
Corrosion on the contacts can cause all kinds of electrical problems
We are getting too many emails like this usually after parts are bought somewhere else