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617 Turbo Diesel V-Belt Replacement and Accessory Inspection Manual By Kent Bergsma - Download

Not as easy as you might think, but definitely a job you can do yourself if you know how.

Changing the V-belts on your older 5 cylinder turbo diesel engine can be a pain. If you have not done it before it can be a REAL pain that leaves you confused and frustrated. In some cases it is possible to damage or break critical adjusting mechanisms if not done properly.

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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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Hood Star Installation Instructions By Kent Bergsma - Download

PDF Instructions to replace your hood star

If you have never replaced a hood star it can be frustrating getting the old one out and the new one in properly.

Our detailed instructions will explain how to do it in a few minutes with simple hand tools. Multiple pictures visually walk you through the process. PDF is 2 pages. 

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Diesel Oil Cooler Hose Replacement Instructions By Kent Bergsma - Download

Read and decide if this is a job you want to tackle yourself.

If you have a W116 or W126 300SD or a turbo 1981 to 1985 5 cylinder W123 Diesel you must pay attention to your oil cooler hoses. If one of these hoses fail you will destroy the engine unless you are in the habit of looking at your oil pressure gauge every 5 minutes while driving.

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Diesel Engine Fluid Leak Diagnostic Guide - Download

Covers finding the sources of your leaks - NOT how to repair them.

In a perfect world your diesel would not leak a drop of fluid. Unfortunately, with the age of your vehicle, it may not be economically possible to eliminate every leak. Sometimes you may just have to live with some leaks.

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103 Engine 6 Cylinder Power Tuning Guide By Kent Bergsma - Download

Repair Guide for the Following Models: 190E 2.6, 260E, 300E, 300CE, 300TD, 300SEL 1986 - 1992

Fits the following, 201, 124, and 126 chassis with 6 cylinder single cam gas engine. In my opinion, the 103 6 cylinder gas engine (built from 1986 to 1993) is one of the best engines Mercedes has ever built.

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201 Chassis Heater Motor Repair By Kent Bergsma - Download

Applies to 1984 to 1993 190E 2.3 190E 2.6 190D 2.2 190D 2.5

FITS ALL 190E and 190D 1984 TO 1993. This is the repair manual you 201 owners have been waiting for. If your blower motor has been intermittent, or some days it will not come on until you drive for a while, your heater motor brushes are most likely at the end of their life.

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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. 

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Biodiesel Flexible Fuel Line Replacement Instructions By Kent Bergsma - Download

Instructions specific for 123 & 126 chassis. General for all other chassis.

Installation instructions specific for 123 / 126 chassis only - general for other chassis. Details included on how to make your own fuel tank outlet hose and fitting with materials supplied in the Flexible Fuel Line Replacement kit.

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Introduction to Permanent Rust Repair by Kent Bergsma - Download

Repair guide for all models

This instruction booklet is meant to be an introduction to simple rust repairs. I have also written a manual that goes into more advanced repairs using Miracle Paint to replace larger rotted sections of sheet metal.

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114/115/107 Front Subframe Mount Repair by Kent Bergsma - Download

Repair guide for the following models: All SL and SLC 1972 - 1989, All 250C 280C 220 250 280 220D 240D 300D 1968 - 1976

For all 107 chassis SL and SLC models built from 1972 to 1989 and all 114 / 115 chassis sedans and coupes from 1968 to 1976. If the front end of your W107 SL or SLC convertible or coupe or 114/115 wanders on the road or thunks when you go over railroad tracks

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107 Chassis Heater Motor Repair By Kent Bergsma - Download

Repair guide for all 107 SL and SLC models 1972 - 1989

For all 107 chassis SL and SLC built from 1972 to 1989. This repair guide will take you through the process of how to properly remove your heater blower motor and replace the motors two brushes. This is the most common reason for failure.

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Mercedes 114/115 Door Maintenance and Repair by Kent Bergsma - Download

Repair guide for the following models: 220 230 250 280 250C 280C 220D 240D 300D 1968 - 1976

This repair guide covers all 114 and 115 chassis Mercedes sedans built from 1968 to 1976. Applies to 114 and 115 Chassis Sedan and Coupe 280 280C 220D 240D and 300D. Removing a 114/115 chassis door panel and doing related door maintenance and repair are all f

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124 Door Maintenance and Repair By Kent Bergsma - Download

Repair guide for following models: 260E 300E 300D 300TD 300TE 400E 500E 1986 - 1993

This repair guide covers all 124 sedans and wagons 260E, 300D, 300E, 300TD, 300TE, 400E and 500E 1986 to 1993. Removing a 124 chassis sedan or door panel and doing related door maintenance and repair are all fairly easy jobs for the do-it-yourselfer.

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123 116 Heater Motor Repair By Kent Bergsma - Download

How to replace the brushes on most 123 and 116 Model years 1973-1985

For most 123 chassis cars made from 1977 to 1985 and all 116 chassis sedans built from 1973 to 1980 with the Behr Heater motor. This repair guide will take you through the process of how to properly remove your heater blower motor and replace the motors two brushes.

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616 617 Diesel Engine Front Pulley, Counterbalance and Crank Seal Replacement Guide

Applies to 4 and 5 cylinder diesel engines 1974 to 1985 (except 190D)

Kent originally wrote this manual to go along with our 617 Turbo Diesel Front Crank Seal Replacement Kit as well as our 616 and 617 NON Turbo Crank Seal Kit. We have found that many of you are having problems with your front crank bolt loosening up or bolts sheer

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Non Tilting Sunroof Seal and Glide Replacement Manual

ALL Chassis 111 108 109 114 115 116 123 and 126 to 1985

If you have ever thought about replacing the seals in your sunroof here is a chance to read the manual so you can gauge the difficultly of the job. Seals and other repair parts can be purchased separately at a later date.

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Ignition Steering Lock Removal and Replacement Manual - By Kent Bergsma

Covers most models from 1968 to 1995 - See list of applicable chassis in the description.

For all 107 108 109 114 115 116 123 126 201 and 124 Chassis 1968 to 1995 including those models that have a special cable installed to keep the transmission locked until the key was turned.

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Kent Bergsma's 201 Chassis Owners Book Ensemble

Fits 190E and 190D Models

We have compiled our three favorite repair and diagnostic manuals for you 201 Chassis Owners into our newest book Ensemble! By purchasing all three of these manuals together, you are saving 25% off retail. These manuals are in a printed and bound format.

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Why Does My Diesel Engine Run So Badly? by Kent Bergsma

Running badly means poor performance. It happens sooner or later to EVERY diesel owner. The word "performance" is often used to describe how well a diesel engine runs once started. The principles discussed will cover all Mercedes diesels from the mid 1950s to the mid 1990s.

Collecting and Filtering Manual
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- Collecting and Filtering Waste Cooking Oil - SVO WVO Manual

How to line up your sources and keep them secure.

This guide will walk you through the process of finding the right restaurants for good waste cooking oil (WVO), approaching restaurant owners, protecting your sources, setting up a collection and settling station, and proper ways to filter and p

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Sedan / Wagon Door Seal Instructions and Tools

There are some tricks to getting a replacement seal in properly

Fits 114 115 116 123 and 126 Chassis. This set of detailed PDF instructions and plastic insertion tools with help you remove and install the front and rear door seals in your older Mercedes sedan or wagon.

123 owners book set
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123 Chassis Owners book Ensemble

We have compiled our favorite repair and diagnostic manuals for you 123 Chassis Owners into our newest book Ensemble! By purchasing all five of these manuals together, you are saving just over 25% off retail. This book set includes the following titles by Kent Bergsma:

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617 Turbo Diesel V-Belt Replacement Instructions by Kent Bergsma

Changing the V-belts on your older 5 cylinder turbo diesel engine can be a pain. If you have not done it before it can be a REAL pain that leaves you confused and frustrated. In some cases it is possible to damage or break critical adjusting mechanisms if not done properly.

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Why Won't My Mercedes Diesel Shut Off Sourcelet

Are you plagued with a diesel that wont turn off when you want it to? Has it been slowly taking more time to quit when you turn your key off? It is time to fix it before you have more problems!

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201 Chassis Heater and A/C Motor Repair Manual Only

Applies to 190E and 190D Models

FITS ALL 190E and 190D 1984 TO 1993. This is the repair manual you 201 owners have been waiting for. If your blower motor has been intermittent or some days it will not come on until you drive for a while, your heater motor brushes are most likely at the end of their life.

Diesel Vacuum Source Troubleshooting and Repair
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Diesel 616 617 Vacuum Source Troubleshooting and Repair - by Kent Bergsma

Basic manual on vacuum output and testing. Does not cover all things vacuum. See description

Applies to 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD Diesel This guide is written specifically for owners of 123 and 126 diesels from 1977 up to 1984. There are some sections that apply to the 115 and 116 chassis but it is not specific to those models.

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201 Door Maintenance and Repair Guide by Kent Bergsma

This repair guide covers all 201 sedans models 190E and 190D from 1984 to 1993. Removing a 201 chassis sedan door panel and doing related door maintenance and repair are all fairly easy jobs for the do-it-yourselfer. If you have not removed a door panel before, there are a few pitfalls.

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Emergency Brake Repair and Adjustment Manual by Kent Bergsma

ALL Mercedes CHASSIS 111 113 108 109 114 115 107 116 123 126 201 124 129 140 from 1968 to 1995

Older Mercedes have a very effective emergency brake design which was virtually the same on all models from the late 1960s right up through the early 1990s. The actuating mechanisms are all mechanical and are controlled by a Y cable under the car.

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