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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For 200D 220D 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD to 1985. This manual is written specifically for the diesel owner who wishes to know more about his engine and to understand how to tune and adjust it for maximum performance.
Covers 75 Top Trouble Spots on 115 116 123 126 diesels 1969 to 1985. This is an illustrated guide of what I believe are the 75 most important items you should inspect, service and repair on any older 115, 116, 123 or 126 diesel Mercedes.
This fuel tank and tank heat applications guide applies to all Mercedes 116, 123, 126, 201 and 124 chassis diesels from 1977 TO 1995 EXCEPT 300TD Station Wagons.
Over the past six years we have received hundreds of emails asking us which is the best Mercedes diesel to buy and what should one be looking for when going on the hunt. In an effort to reduce the number of email replies, I began writing this book about three years ago.
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. You may just have to live with some leaks.
This repair guide covers all 114 and 115 chassis Mercedes sedans built from 1968 to 1976. Removing a 114/115 chassis door panel and doing related door maintenance and repair are all fairly easy jobs for the do-it-yourselfer.
FITS THE FOLLOWING: 114, 115, 107, 123 and 126 to 1985 chassis Mercedes that use the rear axles with the crimped sealed cans over the flex joints (spider). Mercedes rear axles of the 1970s and 1980s are extremely robust.
For all 126 sedans built from 1981 to 1991. This includes the 300SD, 380SE, 380SEL, 500SEL, 420SEL, 560SEL, 300SE, 300SEL, 300SDL, and 350SDL. Removing a 126 chassis door panel and doing related door maintenance and repair are all fairly easy jobs for the do-it-yourselfer.
Applies to the following chassis: 111, 108, 109, 107, 116 and 126. Includes 3.5, 4.5, 350, 380, 450, 500, 420, and 560 V8 engines from 1970 to 1991. When Mercedes introduced their small 3.5 liter V8 in 1970 it was hailed as a technological breakthrough in automotive engine design.
Can be used to log maintenance on all Mercedes, PON FIN P55 Pre 1960, 190SL, 110, 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 108, 109, 107, 116, 123, 126, 201, and 124 chassis. Each of these is a shortened version of our regular maintenance logbook which contains 20 two page entry forms which is enough fo
Fits the following: All 201 chassis. If you own a 1984 to 1993 190E or 190D this is a great resource guide, printed in 8.5x11 format and bound with smudge resistant plastic covers. You may not need it right now but I can almost guarantee that you will sometime in the future.
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.
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. Manual is printed in 8.5x11 format and is bound with a smudge resistant, thick plastic cover.
A diesel compression test is an extremely important engine diagnostic procedure. It should be done on any diesel you are planning to purchase. More than any other test, it can tell you if you are purchasing a healthy engine.
For all 114/115 chassis 220D 240D and 300D models with vacuum door locks built from 1968 to 1976. Now you can finally fix those pesky vacuum door locks yourself! Failure is almost always caused by vacuum leaks in the system.
Find the bad noise on all diesels 1955 to 1993 with emphasis on 69 to 85.
This repair guide covers all 123 chassis Mercedes sedans and wagons built from 1977 to 1985. Fits 240D 300D 300TD 300CD 280E Removing a 123 chassis door panel and doing related door maintenance and repair are all fairly easy jobs for the do-it-yourselfer.
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.
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.