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Late W123 and W126 Cigarette Lighter - USED

Fits 1981 to 1991 W123 and W126 - may fit others with similar design

Cosmetic replacement. Very nice looking cigarette light, but I have not tested so can not confirm if it works or not. I may work fine but can not guarantee. Priced accordingly. Not returnable. 

$98.50
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Early W126 Sedan Right Power Seat Switch and Covers - USED

Great conversion for 1981 and some 1982 models! Fits Passenger side 126 380SE 380SEL 500SEL 300SD 1981 to 1985. This has the plugs on it so you can change the switch easily in the future!

Many of the VERY early 126's had the wiring soldered to the power seat switch which makes it a real pain to change. This switch was pulled out of an 1981 300SD but it had already been modified with push on plug connectors so you could use a new easy-to-install plug in the future if you need to .

$98.50
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Early W126 Sedan Late W123 Sunroof Motor and Drive Assembly - USED

Fits 126 380SE 380SEL 500SEL 300SD 1981 to 1985 with non-tilting sunroof and 123 see below

Good used working sunroof motor removed from W126 300SD with good red clutch adjustment lock nut. Will also work on 1981 to 1985 W123 but the mounting bracking may be different. You can use your exisiting bracket - easy to change.

$12.95

HD Diesel Engine Glow Plug Circuit Tester

Every diesel owner should have one of these in the trunk to quickly test glow plug functions

A 12 volt test light is a very handy tool to have when working on any car but it is particularly important if you have a old diesel. This tool will allow you to quickly determine if there is power getting to your glow plugs, and if not where the power is breaking down.

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Mercedes Ignition Switch Buzzer - On Demand Video
$1.50

How to Replace a Mercedes Ignition Key Lock Buzzer Switch - On Demand Video

When replacing a steering lock this little black switch can be a pain to get off

When replacing the steering lock assembly in your Benz you will need to remove that little black plastic switch on the side of the lock from the old one and put it on the new part. You can not pry it off, squeeze it off or pull it off by hand. 

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Using Lipo Batteries - On Demand Video
$2.00

How to Use Small Lithium Polymer Batteries to Work on Your Car - On Demand Video

If you are into RC (radio control) you will already have these batteries and special charger

Tired of lugging around heavy batteries or battery boosters to test electrical components in your car? It does not have to be a Mercedes. It does not even have to be a car. Anything that runs off 12 volt DC power can be tested by these small, light weight but very powerful batteries.

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Rear Power Window Test - On Demand Video
$2.50

Troubleshooting Rear Door Power Window Failure

Electrical diagnosis can be done without removing door panel

If your rear door power window is not moving or the motor is not making any noise, it could be a failed motor, rear door switch, front switch or even a wiring problem. Trying to narrow down the problem can be frustrating unless you know the proper troubleshooting sequence.

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Temperature Gauge Fix - On Demand Video
$3.50

Faulty Engine Temperature Gauge Troubleshooting and Repair - On Demand Video

Learn from this challenge some basic automotive electrical troubleshooting procedures

If your engine temperature gauge is not reading at all, you need to fix it before you keep driving the car. To ignore this could lead to major engine failure, since you will have no way to get an adequate warning that your engine is about to overheat.

$175.00

617 Turbo Diesel Starter Motor Used

Fits 1978 to 1984 300SD and 1981 to 1984 TURBO 300D 300CD and 300TD - only one available

No expedited shipping. Please allow 3 to 5 business days before this part can be shipped. It is not located at our main shipping warehouse and sometimes it will need to be removed from a car before it can be cleaned and packed for shipping.

$24.95
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124 126 and 201 Fuse Kit Upgrade

CERAMIC fuses to prevent corrossion at the contact points.

FITS THE FOLLOWING ALL MODELS 124, 126, and 201 chassis from 1981 to 1993.  1981 to 1993 190D 190E 300D 300TD 300SE/L 300SD 300DT 300D 2.5.  Have you been having electrical problems in your older Mercedes?

$132.50
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1990 to 1995 6 Cylinder Diesel Glow Plug Relay

For 126 chassis 350SD 350SDL and 140 Chassis 300SD and S350 ONLY in those years

New German made Glow Plug Relay for models and years listing. No instructions.

Early 124 Late 126 Stribel Glow Plug Relay
$129.50

Early 124 Late 126 Glow Plug Relay

Fits ONLY 1986 to 1987 300SDL and 1987 300D 300TD

Brand new Glow plug relay. Fits only 1986 to 1987 300SDL and 1987 300D 300TD models.

$89.00

Late 616 617 Diesel High Performance Glow Plug Relay

1981 to 1985 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD - Faster smoother starts in COLD WEATHER!

Looking for better staring performance? This new pre-glow relay will work on all later 123 Chassis 240D (1981-1983 ONLY), 123 Chassis 300D 300TD 300CD Turbo models(1981 to 1985 ONLY),  and 126 chassis 300SD Turbo(1981 to 1985) that utilize pencil glow plugs. Cover not included.

$3.80

30 Amp Strip Fuse 2 pak- High Amp Draw Components

Primary use for fans and heating units on late 126 and 107 , 201 and 124 Chassis

Yes, there may be a fuse inside or outside your fuse box that controls your heater blower motor or another high amp draw electrical component. Most of the separate fuse holders require a 30 amp fuse. You may find a funny looking bent fuse inside your fuse box.

$2.95

80 AMP Glow Relay Strip Fuse - 3 Pack

300D 300CD 300TD 300SD 300SDL 190D

Fits chassis 116 123 126 124 and 201 Diesels with pencil glow plugs, from 1978 to 1989. This includes the OM617, OM601, OM602, and OM603 engines.  They also work on 1977 to 1979 300D 300CD and 300TD with series glow plugs. This pack includes three individual fuses.

$84.95

Diesel PENCIL Glow Plug Relay Manual Override Kit

Alternative to expensive factory preglow relay on 1980 to 1993 diesels W116 W123 W126 W201 W124 and W140

Can be installed on the following models:  Please read carefully. All Turbo 116 and 126 300SD 1978 to 1985. All 123 turbo and non turbo 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 1980 to 1985. 1984 to 1989 201 190D. 1986 to 1991 126 300SDL 350SD and 350SDL. 1986 to 1993 124 300D and 300TD.

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Waking Up an Old Benz That Has Sat for Years Part 2 - On Demand Video

After getting the engine running what's next?

When an old Mercedes ( or any other car for that matter ) has sat idle for over a year it can be a challenge to get it safely back on the road again. If it has sat idle for more than 5 years you may find it difficult to even get the engine running.

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Window Regulator Replacement Procedures- On Demand Video Instruction
$6.00

Power Window Regulator Troubleshooting, Repair and Replacement - On Demand Video

If you own an older Mercedes you will have to deal with these - fix it yourself and save $$$

Malfunctioning and failed power window regulators (mechanisms) are so common on older Mercedes that Kent can almost guarantee if you own one and drive it regularly you will have to fix one at some point.

$115.00
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OM617 Turbo Diesel Alternator with New Regulator Installed - Used

Fits 1978 to 1985 300SD and 1981 to 1985 TURBO 300D 300CD and 300TD

Good used turbo diesel Alternator. Good working condition just removed from running engine. Good bearings. New Monark Voltage regulator installed. Ready to place on your turbo diesel.

$6.50
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Grab Bag of Misc. Automotive Wire - Removed from Cars

Consists of 5 different pieces of wire - different sizes, lengths and colors

Ever just need a small piece of good auto wire to make a repair - then run to hardware store to discover they only have lighting cord wire or you have to buy a big roll.  This bag of 5 longer pieces of wire consists of different wire gauge and color. Lengths vary. All wire was removed from cars.

$3.75

Unique Brass Brushes for Cleaning Electrical Contacts in Tight Locations

Two different ends for different applications. Small end is very narrow. Ideal brush for cleaning fuse box contacts.

Kent has found so many uses for this little brush that he can hardly count them. On the top of his list is using this brush to clean out the typical corrosion on the fuse box contacts. Watch the video and you will see what this brush is ideal. 

$8.85
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Battery Ring Terminal Harness for Battery Maintainer / Trickle Charger

Comes with built in fuse for safety - Use this harness to swap your trickle charger from one car to another.

So you have more than one car and only want to purchase one battery tender / maintainer. You can use this high quality harness to connect to another car's battery and then just move your trickle charger between cars by easily unplugging it and plugging it back in.

$34.50

Premium 12 Volt Battery Tender / Maintainer Installation Kit with Video instructions

Quickly disconnect and reconnect to your car's battery - SAVE your battery and know it will always start!

This is a must-have if you have a prized Benz or any car you don't drive often!! If you let any of your cars sit for long periods ( generally over 30 days) without driving them, you can ruin your battery, especially if you let it go completely dead.

$88.00

Late W123 Early W126 Sunroof Motor - USED

Fits 1981 to 1985 sedans and coupes with standard non-tilting sunroof

Good used working sunroof motor as shown. Does not come mounting bracket or clutch locking nut.

$5.85

Electrical Female Plug Contact Cleaner Brush and Anti-corrosion Kit

Four different sizes of stiff nylon brushes to get into those small plug holes with dielectric grease and applicators

The electrical plugs on 1995 and older Mercedes have a tendency to corrode when exposed to high moisture enviornments. When they do corrode - you will not see the corrosion - and you can end up having all kinds of weird electrical problems.

$13.25

Ceramic Fuse Easy Install Tool with Custom Jaws

Fastest, easiest and most secure way to remove and replace the fuses in your fuse box. Version 2 now with improved gripping head to get into tight places.

After years of "fighting" fuse replacement, Kent finally decided he had had enough!  And so is born another special tool. It is designed specifically to securely grab hold of a ceramic fuse and remove it from and replace it back into the fuse box with very minimal exertion and no damage.

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Power Tilting Sunroof Motor Removal, Service and Repair - On Demand Video
$7.50

Tilting Sunroof Part 4: Motor Drive Assembly Removal, Service and Repair - On Demand Video

Anytime a cable or motor is damaged the entire assembly must come out and be inspected and cleaned

Kent explains why it is important to to remove and open up the motor assembly anytime you are replacing a damaged cable. On the bench he explains the workings of the motor and transmission and shows close up examples of what each of the different components do.

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Power Tilting Sunroof Drive Cable Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video Instruction Series
$5.00

Tilting Sunroof Part 3: Drive Cable Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

Sometimes it comes out and goes in easy. Sometimes it is a real challenge!

Tilting power sunroof problems can be many. This is particularly true on roof mechanisms that have not received proper lubrication over the years. One of the first things that can fail is the power sunroof cable.

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Battery Connection Troubleshooting and Maintenance - On Demand Video Instruction
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Battery Connection Troubleshooting and Maintenance - On Demand Video

Extremely critical on later cars with on board computer systems

In this video Kent explains some of the key reasons for poor battery contact and loss of voltage to important electrical components.  If you want your later model Mercedes to run a peak performance pay attention to your battery.

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$1.48

Fuse Box Upgrade Instructions By Kent Bergsma - Download

 Have you been having electrical problems in your older Mercedes? Maybe you have taken the fuse box cover off and wiggled a few fuses and it has solved the problem for a while. You probably noticed corrosion on the tips of the old aluminum fuses.

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$4.98

60x Parallel Glow Plug Replacement By Kent Bergsma - Download

Manual by Kent Bergsma: Book 4 of a 5 Book series

Covers 190D 300D 300TD 300SDL 350SD 350SDL 1984 - 1993. Book 4 in our glow plug series explains how to properly remove and replace the glow plugs in the OM 601 602 and 603 diesel engines from 1984 to 1993. 

$24.95
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Battery Tender (Trickle Charger) Installation Kit

NO LONGER AVAILABLE. Please see related products below for our premium upgrade of this charger kit.

This is a must-have if you have a prized Benz or any car you don't drive often!! If you let any of your cars sit for long periods ( generally over 30 days) without driving them, you can ruin your battery, especially if you let it go completely dead.

$155.00
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W126 300SD Wiper Arm Drive and Motor Assembly Complete ( Used )

Fits 1981 to 1985 300SD 380SE 380SEL 500SEL - Only one available

No expedited shipping. Must be removed from car. Expect 3 to 5 day delay to ship. Good used working and tight wiper drive assembly as shown. Included good electric motor. This is a common wear out item on the 126 chassis.

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