Introduction to Jacking Up an older Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video

A brief overview covering the type of equipment needed to do it safely

When working under a Benz having the right equipment to put the car and hold it safely up in the air is very important. Always think safety, and the type of equipment and how it is used plays the key role in keeping you safe.

Introduction to Jacking Up an older Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video
On Demand Video
Jacking Up a Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video Instruction

Product Details

In this video Kent shows you the equipment he prefers and uses it to illustrate how he jacks up the front end of a W124 chassis. This is NOT a complete video on all aspects of jacking up a car. Rather it is an introductory video to the subject and covers only equipment and general safety concerns. In future videos he will cover the specifics of jacking up a number of different chassis. When available they will be listed under related products here. 

Related Repair Details NOT included: No rear end jacking or specifics of jacking up other models are covered in this video

Chassis/Models Used in Production: 1993 300D 2.5

Information applies directly to the Following Chassis/Models: Jack point shown applies to the 124 and 201 chassis, but the equipment and safety principles apply to all chassis. 

Total Run Time: 3:32 Minutes

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Important note: This video manual may or may not include all the information you will need to troubleshoot and/or repair your specific problem/s. Please read the full description carefully to determine if this video is applicable to your year and model and contains the information you are looking for. If not, please refer back to our "Solutions Finder" and enter your chassis number and the specific problem you are having to see if we offer a solution.