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Cleaning and Polishing Your Aluminum Valve Cover to Look Factory Fresh - On-demand Video

This video will show you how to get the original look - not the highly polished look when using a polishing compound

PLEASE read the instructions below carefully on how you will view this video.  It is NOT downloaded to your computer and viewing is NOT automatic. You must be logged in at Mercedessource.com and you MUST click on "my account".

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R107 Bilstein Shock Absorber Full Installation Instructions - On Demand Video

Covers all models 350SL, 450SL, 280SL, 380SL, 500SL and 560SL 1973 to 1989 with standard spring suspensions.

Kent takes you through the process of removing and installing the shock absorbers on your own R107. The video specifically shows the work being done on a 380SL. Other models may have slight variations but the basic principles are the same.

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How to Safely Drain the Gas Out of a W116, R107, W126, W201 and W124 - On-Demand Video

R107 example shown here but principles and procedures are universal to the above gasoline Mercedes from 1973 to 1995.

In this video, Kent will show you how to safely and cleanly remove the fuel from the tank on your older Benz. You will need to drain the fuel anytime you replace the back end hoses, the tank filter screen, the fuel pump or the fuel filter.

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$18.99

R107 Fuel Tank Filter Screen Removal and Installation - On Demand Video

Detailed video procedure using Kent's custom tank screen removal tool.

Video instructions that come free of charge with the purchase of Kent's special tool to remove 107 fuel tank screens. This video will NOT be of much help if you do not purchase the tool, but it is being offered for anyone who would like to view it regardless. Total run time: 

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Setting Up Mercedessource Coolant System Pressure Tester Cap - On Demand Video

Video instruction that comes free with the purchase of your custom radiator pressure testing cap and hardware

In this video, Kent will walk you through the steps needed to convert your older Brake Bleeder tank to one that can continue to bleed brake systems as well as pressure test radiators and cooling systems.

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How to Fix a Late W123 Loose Bumper Rubber - On Demand Video

This detailed video manual applies to 1981 to 1985 240D 300D 300CD and 300TD wagon.

Ever wonder why almost every rear bumper rubber on late model W123's is loose, almost falling off, or glued on? There is a design flaw and Kent has figured out how to fix it with his new kit.

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$21.99

W126 Front Suspension Guide Rod Ball Joint Installation Instructions - ON DEMAND VIDEO

Kent goes over the install procedure step by step with his normal assortment of time saving tips and tricks.

This on-demand video will take you through the process of replacing the worn-out ball joint bushings that connect to the front suspension guide rod on all W126 sedans and couple built from 1980 to 1991. This video comes free of charge when you purchase our complete repair kit.

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$3.99

SLS Pump Center Section Removal - On Demand Video

Supplement to the written overhaul instructions

This video will cover the use of my custom plastic tool to safely remove the steel center section for the outside aluminum housing with rebuilding your older style SLS ( Self Leveling Suspension) hydraulic pump. No other instructions included here.

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How in Make and Install a New Plastic Sheet Door Liner - On Demand Video

Kent will show you his tips and tricks on replacing an old damaged door liner quickly with results that are better than factory!

This video will not only save the condition of your door panel, but it will save you a lot of time and frustration when you go to replace a door panel after doing maintenance inside your door. Those old plastic film liners always seem to be torn, ripped, and downright ugly.

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CIS Gas Fuel Injector Tester Setup and Operation - On Demand Video

Introduction to Version 3 of Kent's popular testing explaining the upgrades and how they are used.

In this short video, Kent will give you an overview on setting up and using Version 3 of his bench mount CIS gasoline injector pressure tester.

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$8.99

Version 3 Injector Pressure Tester Full Function and Setup - On Demand Video

This will show you how to get started with using your bench mount pressure tester

This video is specifically for setting up and using Kent's newest version of his diesel fuel injector bench mount tester. It does not contain any information on the actual process of cleaning or rebuilding a fuel injector.

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$19.99

1961 to 1976 Model Power Steering Fluid Full System Flush Procedures - On Demand Video

Procedures outlined in this video require the hoses and attachments provide in our kit. See related products below.

Kent video instructions will take you through the process of flushing out the old automatic transmission fluid and replacing it with modern enhanced power steering fluid. This procedure was filled on a W108 280SE 6 cylinder sedan.

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Moving a Problem Power Seat That's Not Working - On Demand Video

W126 W201 W124 power front seat that you can not remove from the car since they won't go forward or backward

This on demand video only covers the principles of how to get a non-memory power seat in a 1980 to 1990 Mercedes to move forward and backward so you can get to the bolts to remove the seat from the car or remove the seat spring from the track assembly.

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Front Lower Seat Cushion Restoration - On Demand Video

Here is the solution to aching "buns." Applies to W114 W115 W116 W123 and Early W126 1973 to 1985

Our seat spring repair kit has been a great success! It can easily repair sagging on broken front seat springs. But what about seat padding. A  lot of the older ( 1970's to 1980's glued fiber seat padding can crush down and even disintegrate over time.

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How to Paint Your Aluminum Alloy Wheels for Best Results - On Demand Video

This video shows you the tips and tricks Kent has learned over the years to restore alloy wheels fast and beautiful using our wheel paint kit

This video will show Kent's technique on how to prime and paint alloy wheels using our wheel paint kit and masking dam that we sell separately. See below. The techniques will also apply to any spray can paint you should choose to use.

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$19.99

Using Our Pressure Brake Bleeder and Capture Tank - On Demand Video

Kent walks you through a full brake fluid flush on a W126 Mercedes showing all the tips and tricks to do it right yourself.

This is a full 25-minute step-by-step instructional video on how to properly flush or bleed your brake system using our pressure brake bleeder and fluid capture tank.

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Cleaning and Lubricating Hubs Before Wheel Installation - On Demand Video

So often neglected, yet so important. Also includes information on cleaning and installing lug bolts.

In this video, Kent explains the correct procedure for cleaning and lubricating your hubs and rear brake rotor BEFORE you install your wheels. He hardly ever sees this done when removing wheels on 15 plus-year-old Mercedes so he knows it is almost ALWAYS neglected.

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Emergency / Parking Brake Shoe Installation w/ Ease - On Demand Video

Requires Kent's special tool to take the pain out of this job! These are the instructions only.

Kent came up with this kit because of all the times he replaced e-brake shoes only to end up with battered knuckles and extreme headaches. This video is included free with the purchase of the toolkit.

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Removing Rusty Bolts, Nuts and Fittings with Kent's Rust Buster Tool - On Demand Video

You can not believe how well this works - Let high speed vibration do the work - Save knuckles, frustration and money!

This video is intended to be used as instructions when purchasing Kent's Rust Buster Tool. It can be viewed separately but you will need the tool to apply the principles. This video is included free of charge when purchasing the tool. See related products below:

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How to Pressure Fill a Rear End, Transfer Case or Manual Transmission - On Demand Video

The easy no-mess fluid change method by Kent Bergsma - It can actually make you want to do the job!

Have you dreaded changing the rear end fluid before because it is a pain and ends up being really "messy?" Kent finally decided there had to be a better way so he went to work and came up with the idea of using a simple and affordable custom made pressure tank to "flush" and refill differentials

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Early V8 Bosch D-Jetronic Ignition Distributor Inspection and Service - On Demand Video

Problems with this 1970 to 1976 3.5 and 4.5 unique distributor can cause all kinds of engine performance issues.

This is not a complete instructional video on how to "overhaul" the M116 and M117 D-Jetronic fuel injected V8 distributor. There is lots of information out there on installing new points, setting the dwell and timing, replacing the cap and wires, etc.

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Early SLS Hydraulic Pump Overhaul / Reseal Tips - On Demand Video

Companion to my written instructions that come with our reseal kit. See related products below:

PLEASE NOTE: These are not complete instructions on how to open up an early style SLS pump and properly reseal it. Rather, these are some tips that will make the job go faster and easier. These are things Kent has learned rebuilding a number of these pumps himself.

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M116 and M117 V8 Timing Chain Replacement Safety Tips - On Demand Video

Companion to my written instructions "Preventing Catastrophic V8 Engine Failure"

PLEASE NOTE: This is NOT a complete instructional video on how to install a new timing chain in a 1970 to 1991 M116 or M117 Mercedes V8 engine. Rather it is a collection of "tips" to help you prevent running into trouble when doing this job yourself.

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Tackling a Rough Running D-Jetronic V8 - Initial Inspection and Tests - On Demand Video

Covers Mercedes 3.5 and 4.5 V8 engines from 1969 to 1976

In this video, Kent will walk you through some initial steps you can take to try to solve a rough running problem on an early Mercedes V8 engine with D-Jetronic fuel injection. Please note that this is an introductory troubleshooting video. It does not contain any actual repair information. 

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M116 and M117 V8 Spark Plug Replacement - On Demand Video

Learn some tips to use and pitfalls to avoid - Do it yourself and Save $$$

One of the most often neglected easy and inexpensive maintenance items I see on gas engines. Why do people think that spark plugs will last forever or that it doesn't matter what type of plug is used! Aren' they all created equal?

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M116 and M117 V8 Camshaft Oiler Tube Clip Replacement - On Demand Video

In these engines these are the cheapest parts that can cause the most expensive damage! - REPLACE THEM!

You can not believe how many problems Kent has seen over the years as a result of the camshaft oiler tube falling off inside the valve cover! It is held on by inexpensive small plastic clips and guess what happens after 15 to 20 years? Yes, that is correct.

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How to Replace the Level Control Valve on Your Airmatic Suspension - On Demand Video

This part is often overlooked - not hard to replace - but if not done right could end up expensive and very frustrating

In this video, I will go over the procedure of removing and replacing the level control valve in your older Mercedes with Airmatic suspension. The work here will be performed on a 2000 W220 S500. Other models may have the valve located in a different position with slightly different mounting.

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Making Certain the Turbo Inlet Elbow Seals Stay in Place - On Demand Video

WARNING: Inlet air leaks at turbo can shorten engine life! Modifying the plastic elbow assures tight seal

This is a BIG problem! Failure to fix it can shorten engine life by allowing dirt to enter the combustion chambers thus damaging the piston rings which lead to low compression, poor fuel economy, hard starting, high oil consumption and loss of power.

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Engine and Chassis Parts Paint Restoration Instructions - On Demand Video

This will show you how to prep the parts properly, prime them, and top coat with a semi-gloss black for professional looking results using quality spray can paint

These are the instructions that come with our black engine and chassis paint restoration kit, but they will help you successfully spray paint almost anythings. These step-by-step techniques were developed by Kent over almost 60 years of spray painting cars and parts.

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How to Test the VCV ( Vacuum Control Valve ) for Proper Operation - On Demand Video

Includes theory on how it controls transmission shifting and test procedures with it hooked up to the vacuum system with the engine running.

Kent will explain the theory of operation in simple terms, why it is so important for proper transmission shifting performance, and how to test it hooked up to the engine's vacuum system with the engine running.

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W116 W123 Seat Adjustment Plastic Handle Replacement - On Demand Video

Detailed instructions on removing a broken handle and installing our "bolt on" replacement without removing the seat!

In this video, Kent will show you the step-by-step procedures for replacing your broken seat adjustment handle in 1973 to 1985 W116 and W123 Mercedes-Benz sedans, coupes and wagons.

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$4.99

Removing a Power Sunroof Headliner Panel When You Can't Open the Roof

Factory service manuals says, "open the roof part way to remove the panel." What happens if your sunroof is not moving?

This on-demand training video will walk you through the steps you need to follow in order to get your headliner panel off so you can work on the sunroof. If your sunroof won't open, you are stuck - right? Not SO according to Kent.

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Instructions for Using the Mercedessource Rear End Drain Plug Wrench

Specific to the wrench designed by Kent and offered on our website

This video will show you to details on how to use Kent's custom rear end and manual transmission drain plug wrench. These 14 mm plugs were used on almost all manual transmission and rear ends from the early 1960's up to the mid 2000's.

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Replacing the 722.6 Transmission Valve Body and Finishing Up - On Demand Video

Covers installing the valve body and new electrical plug, filling the transmission and what you will need to do to clear the error codes

This is PART 3 of Kent’s three part video series on troubleshooting and repairing a very common shifting problem in the 1996 to 2006 Mercedes 722.6 five (5) speed automatic transmission.

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Electronic Ignition Install: Supplement for 4 Cylinder Engines - On Demand Video

Applies to 4 Cylinder Gas 190 190SL 200 and 220 models 1958 to 1972

This short video instruction is meant to go along with our 4 cylinder electronic conversion kit. These are the supplemental instructions to help you successfully install the correct shutter onto the camshaft of an early 4 cylinder distributor. This can be a little tricky on certain models.

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Restoring 1980 and Older Rubber Vacuum Door Lock Actuators - On Demand Video

This only applies to those actuators that do NOT have cracks or tears in the rubber diaphragm

If your early door lock actuators do not have any cracks in the rubber diaphragms, but they just won't hold vacuum - it may be possible to fix them by taking them apart and cleaning and resealing the outer lip of each diaphragm.

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Removing the 722.6 Valve Body and Replacing the Conductor Plate - On Demand Video

Kent will walk you through a step-by-step process that will guarantee successful new part replacement on the bench

This is PART 2 of Kent’s three part video series on troubleshooting and repairing a very common shifting problem in the 1996 to 2006 Mercedes 722.6 five (5) speed automatic transmission.

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