ONLY ONE AVAILABLE. Very good used working bowden cable with good plastic threads on the adjuster. No longer available new. This will not fit the 1985 transmissions with the black modulator. Comes with installation instructions.
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If your modulator is working ok, but leaking transmission fluid, you may only need to replace the inexpensive oring ( o ring ). You do have to be careful when removing the modulator from the transmission. For instructions (available separately) see related products below.
Transmission service on these older Mercedes is very often neglected and it is something you can do yourself. It should be done every 30,000 miles or every 5 years (whichever comes first). After you watch this video you will find out why you should do it yourself!
In this 5 and a half minute video Kent will show you how to replace the o-ring seal at the base of the dip stick / fill tube going into the automatic transmission case on the right side.
This is becoming one of the common transmission fluid leaks on these older automatics. If the trans is leaking fluid in small puddles while the car sits for longer periods suspect this seal. You can be fooled thinking it is coming from the pan gasket.
Genuine Mercedes special Oring seal for the bowden cable housing where it connects to the right side of the automatic transmission. This is a common leak area and you may be fooled into thinking it is leaking out of the pan gasket.
Illustrated 6 page step-by-step instructions for proper removal and installation of the modulator upgrade for the years and models noted here. Includes how-to specific details for using the new adjustment cap on the upgraded OEM modulators now available. These are installation instructions only.
The bowden cable runs from the transmission to the throttle linkage on many Mercedes from the early 1980's up through the early mid 1990's. When this cable fails or is out of adjustment the transmission will either shift too early or too late.
The plastic shift bushing is a very common part that needs to be replaced on older Mercedes. Can you believe it is the exact same part that was used on all models for over 25 years! It is an inexpensive part that can cause big problems if it breaks out.
If you have ever tried to remove and reinstall a shift rod attachment clip under your Benz you know how frustrating it can be. On some chassis like the 201 models it is almost impossible to even get to the clip let alone remove it with standard hand tools!
I have received so many emails on this topic that I had to sit down and write a very detailed manual over 130 pages in length! Let's face it! Diesel automatic transmissions can be troublesome, particularly those models that use vacuum to control shifts.
This manual is part of our Advanced DIY Mechanic Series. It covers advanced procedures in simple terms with photos to illustrate every step. The format size is 8.5 x 7 inches. It is printed on 28 pound stock paper and is wire bound to allow it to stay open when on your workbench.
INCLUDES TRANSMISSION PEAK TUNING MANUAL. DO NOT ORDER SEPARATELY
This unique kit will allow you to hook up a 30 in HG vacuum gauge between your vacuum control shifting valve (VCV) and your transmission modulator to test the VCV for proper function and to tune it for peak shifting performance.
Applicable to 114 115 116 123 and 126 Chassis, years and models listed above. Troubleshooting an annoying shift problem must first start with the vacuum modulator.
I don't think there is any owner out there who has owned a 1978 to 1993 diesel automatic for any length of time and who has not had some sort of shift problem with the transmission. Maybe it was just a little jerk or a slipping shift. Maybe the rear end clunked hard when you came to a stop.
If your transmission is shifting too soon it can really rob your car of power and acceleration. If it is shifting too late it can be very loud and annoying and even affect fuel economy.
If you are experiencing very hard or less than perfect shifts, a failed transmission modulator could be the problem. New Genuine Mercedes part. This unit is an upgrade over the original. It has a better thrust pin design which is less prone to cause pressure variations in cold weather.
If your clutch is making growling noise when you push the pedal in these are the parts you need to fix it. You might want to consider replacing the pressure plate and disc while you have the transmission out.
In this 17 minute instructional video Kent will walk you through removing and installation a VCV valve off the back of the injection pump and the proper way to adjust the linkage travel for best performance. A number of tips will be shared to reduce frustration and prevent problems.
Clear instructions on how to remove the old boot and install a new one. Total run time:
This guide will explain how to properly change the fluid and filter in your late 123, 126, 201, 124, late 107 chassis Mercedes as well as early 129 and 140 chassis. This includes model years from 1982 to 1993.
Brand new gasket. Make sure this fits your transmission before ordering. No returnable if ordered in error.
Common wear item. Check for looseness where they nylon bushing sits in the aluminum connector. This is a brand new Shift rod Metal Connector with Nylon Bushing installed. Sold individually. List price $20.00
New rubber mount that bolts on rear of transmission. Failure of this part can cause excessive engine vibration. Common failure item. Fits models listed above. NO INSTRUCTIONS INCLUDED. Single mount only no bolts or nuts included.
Good used flywheel stretch bolt as shown. Very limited stock. Torque converter flex plate bolts.
Getting to and removing the two hex head bolts that hold the starter to the bellhousing can be a real test of your sanity - especially if you don't have the right tool! You will need a heavy duty hex socket on a strong wobble extension.
FITS: MERCEDES BENZ 190DT, MERCEDES BENZ 260E, MERCEDES BENZ 300CDT, MERCEDES BENZ 300CE, MERCEDES BENZ 300DT, MERCEDES BENZ 300E, MERCEDES BENZ 300SD, MERCEDES BENZ 300SDL, MERCEDES BENZ 300SE, MERCEDES BENZ 300SEL, MERCEDES BENZ 300SL, MERCEDES BENZ 300TD, MERCEDES BENZ 300TDT, MERCEDES BENZ 3
Set of (2). The number one cause of a loose or rattling shift lever is failed or missing shift lever bushings. Our upgraded bushings are made out of nylon and are much tougher than the original plastic type. No instructions or special tools included.
This is the most complete front reseal kit on the market today. It includes Kents new IMAGE-BY-IMAGE instructions. That means there is an image for every single step in the operation of replacing these 2 (Yes there are 2!) critical front seals.
Some of the most common auto transmission leaks on the early automatics come from the banjo bolts that connect the filler tube to the bottom of the pan and the two transmission coolers lines to the lower front transmission housing.
NEW Genuine Mercedes Modulator Cap. Check to see if yours is cracked. Cap removal is required for modulator adjustment.
Typical old and cracked rubber cap:
In stock now. If you are going to pull your transmission to replace any clutch components you should do it right! That means to replace all key wear components so you don't have to remove the transmission again any time soon.
If you are going to pull your transmission to replace any clutch components you should do it right! That means to replace all key wear components so you don't have to remove the transmission again any time soon. Go with the best so the repair will last the longest.
If you have a leaking transmission seal it can be a real bear to get the old seals out without this special pry tool. It works on both the front and rear transmission shaft seals. This tool also works great for removing the front crank seal on both gas and diesel engines.
Common diesel transmission leak source. These aluminum washers fit on each side of the banjo connection where the oil cooler lines bolt to the right and left front side of the transmission case. Fit 300D 300TD 300CD and 300SD with automatic transmissions from 1981 to 1985.
Brand new Auto transmission torque converter drain plug for All Mercedes, gasoline and diesel, from the late 60s up to the late 90s. If you are doing a complete transmission flush you will need to drain the torque converter. Good to have spare on hand!
New Genuine AT transmission pan. Fits most TURBO 123 and 126 diesels 1982 to 1987 with the exception noted. WARNING: Will not fit 1985 models particularly California. If you have a 1985 model we do not carry pans for that particular transmission. Suggest you contact a Mercedes dealer.
This kit will include the parts and detailed PDF instructions you will need to repair a front transmission case leak in your 1968 to 1983 NON TURBO diesel automatic.
These same clips are used on almost all Mercedes Benz Models from the late 1960s up into the 1990s. If you have lost or damaged one of your clips here is a chance to get replacements. Maybe good idea to have spares on hand. Sold in set of 2.
Fits all these chassis from 1968 to 1985. For drain bolt on automatic transmission torque converter. For a complete transmission flush the torque converter must be drained separately. Good to have a new aluminum sealing washer on hand during the service.
Brand new Genuine OEM turbo diesel kickdown switch. Fits 123 turbos from 1982-1985 and 126 turbos from 1981-1985. This switch is located under your accelerator pedal, and it tells the transmission when to down shift. If the switch breaks it can stick in or on!
Excellent used set of torque converter bolts with correct washers included. These bolts are critical and I often see them replaced with improper bolts. There are six that are required to hold the flex plate to the torque converter on all Mercedes diesel engines from 1969-1985.
New Ate Clutch SLAVE cylinder for early 123 chassis 240D manual transmission. Be sure to check your vin number before ordering. This one fits up to the following vin number 123.123 - up to 219674. List price is $ 107.00
Brand new Gemo Speedometer cable for all 5 cylinder 123 Chassis Diesels from 1977-1981. If any question that this single length cable will work in your car please measure your existing cable. This one measures 1460 mm. This only works on non-turbo automatic transmissions.
Yes, with age they can leak from the inside out ever so slowly. Replace before they fail! This is a great upgrade that fits most models from early 70s up to mid to late 90s. The wire protector on these hoses will prevent chaffing especially from loose V belts.
This part controls the function of your backup lights as well as the starter motor lock-out if you do not have the transmission selector in park or neutral. It is called the neutral safety switch and fits all 107, 114, 115, 116 and 123 chassis to 1981 (except 81 Turbo wagon).
Fits 123 chassis Non Turbo 1977-1981 300D, 300CD, 1979-1980 300TD wagon and 1977-1983 240D ONLY. Includes illustrated PDF instructions on replacement. Includes both a new filter and pan gasket to do complete service on your transmission.
Fits 115 and 123 220D and 240D with 4 speed manual transmission. If your shifter feels loose or spongy or even clanks when you shift it is time for new bushings. There are six total.
Includes illustrated PDF instructions on replacement. Includes both a new filter and pan gasket to do complete service on your transmission. This fits the 722.3xx transmissions