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Removing and Replacing an Inside Rear View Mirror
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Removing and Replacing an Inside Rear View Mirror - On Demand Video

Hard enough to remove and almost impossible to reinstall by hand unless...

Understanding how an inside rear view mirror is mounted is essential for proper removal and replacement. The mirror can be easily damaged if you do not know the tricks to getting it snapped back into the mounting bracket in the head liner.

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Mercedes Check Strap
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Mercedes Door Check Strap Diagnosis and Replacement - On Demand Video

Common repair that you can do yourself with minimal tools and mechanical experience

Groaning, snaping and jammed door check straps are a common problem on the older models (up through 1995). This is primarily due to age and lack of lubrication. Newer models will soon start having similar problems. Rain water getting inside the doors is the big killer.

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Abnormal Diesel Engine Noise Troubleshooting - On Demand Video

How to determine if the engine noise is external or internal

Diesel engines make noise. Some ticking and rattling is normal and not something you should be concerned about. Certain loud knocking or rattling noises could be a sign that something bad is happening to the engine, especially if the noise comes on suddenly.

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Tilting Sunroof Repair
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Tilting Sunroof Part 2: Tilting Mechanism Service and Repair - On Demand Video

Learn how the tilting arm mechanisms work and how to service, repair and replace them

This is part 2 of a 4 part video series Kent has done on repairing the power tilting sunroofs on the W201 W126 and W124 chassis built from 1986 to 1995. Part 1 covers removal and replacement of the sunroof panel and headliner.

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124 Under Dash Panel Removal
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W124 Driver Side Under Dash Panel Removal - On Demand Video

You will be surprised at how many hidden fasteners are used on this model

The driver's side W124 under dash panel can be a little tricky to remove due to all the hidden fasteners. Without knowing where these are and how to get to them, removal can be frustrating and it is easy to break the plastic covers.

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Jacking Up a Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video Instruction
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Introduction to Jacking Up an older Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video

A brief overview covering the type of equipment needed to do it safely

When working under a Benz having the right equipment to put the car and hold it safely up in the air is very important. Always think safety, and the type of equipment and how it is used plays the key role in keeping you safe.

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126 Center Console Upper Wood Panel and Instrument Cluster Removal - On Demand Video

Knowing how to do this right can save time and prevent damage to these dash components

You will need to remove the W126 chassis center console upper wood panel when replacing the climate control switch panel, replacing any of the upper switches, replacing burned out light bulbs and /or when remove the center console or the upper dash. 

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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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Buying a Mercedes Benz
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Going on the Hunt to Buy an Older Mercedes Benz with Kent Bergsma: Part 1 - On Demand Video

Avoiding three common pitfalls that can become big money pitts

In this 10 minute video class Kent shows you what you should initially look for when checking out an older Mercedes for sale. He routinely does a quick 3 to 5 minute walk around to determine if the car passes his priority three part test. 

Those three areas on inspection are:

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Removing Fuel Tank
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Removing and Replacing an Older Mercedes Diesel Fuel Tank - On Demand Video

Sometimes this is the best fix for a super dirty tank - and you can do it yourself!

Why would you need to remove a fuel tank? If it is heavily rusted or contaminated sometimes it is just easier to find a good used fuel tank and replace it. Trying to clean a heavily gummed up fuel tank is a real challenge.

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Detailing the Interior of an Older Mercedes Benz by Kent Bergsma
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Extreme Detailing Part 1: Interior Carpets, Upholstery, and Panels - On Demand Video

Learn how to use some unique products make the job easier, faster and more enjoyable

In this video Kent shares his secrets on how to make the inside of an old Benz look like new again. Now granted, you must have a reasonably good car to start with.  He is not going to show you how to reupholster, change seats and door panels, etc.

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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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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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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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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 Brake Shoe Installation w/ Ease - On Demand Video

The right tool and procedures can take the pain out of this job! Let Kent show you how.

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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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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