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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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1996 to 2006 722.6 Transmission: Do You Really Need to Replace It? - On Demand Video

Introduction to a very common shifting problem, how to diagnose it and options for repairing it

This is PART 1 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. The entire video series is included free of charge when

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How to Find Slow Leaks in Your Airmatic Suspension - On Demand Video

Slow intermittent leaks can be difficult to find - learn which key points and how to check them

Kent will show you how he found one very small leak in the front and a inconsistant leak in the rear of the airmatic suspension on a W220 S500. Neither of these leaks were showing up on any diagnostic scan so they were not the direct fault of major component failure.

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M104 6 Cyl. Engine Valve Cover Gasket and Spark Plug Replacement - On Demand Video

Learn to do it the right way to avoid future leaks and striped out threads in your head

In this video instruction Kent will walk you through the steps of how to successfully replace a leaking valve cover gasket on an M104 straight 6 gas engine. Special emphasis will be placed on proper preparation and cleaning, thread inspection and proper torquing sequence.

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Installing Charcoal Inside Cabin Filters in Your Early W211 - On Demand Video

For 2003 to 2004 E500 and some E320 (option 581) with Thermotronic 4 zone climate control

These carbon active filters are only in the 2003 to 2004 E class sedans (maybe a few early 2005) with the Thermotronic climate control ( option 581). There have been reports that some 2005 and 2006 models even with option 581 do not have "twin" sets of filters.

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W211 E-Class Engine Compartment Cabin Air Filter Replacement - On Demand Video

This applies to all models from 2003 to 2009 - E320 E500 E350 E550 E55

This video will cover the step-by-step procedure for replacing the cabin air filter that is located in the engine compartment on all W211 chassis sedans. PLEASE NOTE: This video is free when you purchase one of our intake cabin air filters.

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Early Gas Engine Fuel Injector Back Flush Cleaning Instructions - On Demand Video

Video is free with purchase our DIY backlash cleaning kit - works on mechanical gas injectors from the late 50's to early 90's

This 24 minute on demand training video comes with our injector back flush cleaning kit. You can purchase this video separately, but please keep in mind you will not have any of the tools or supplies to complete this procedure yourself.

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OM617 Turbo Diesel Engine ALDA Fuel Mixture Adjustment - On Demand Video

Learn how to properly adjust the injection pump fuel mixture on the 1978 to 1985 5 cylinder turbo diesels

Want to get more power our of your 5 cylinder OM617 turbo diesel? Maybe you will like to reduce the dark smoke coming out the tail pipe during heavy acceleration?

Total Run Time: 8:01

 

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W116 Front Turn Signal Bulb Holder Repair - On Demand Video

Applies to most W116 chassis sedans with metal bulb socket holders

Front turn signals not working due to a faulty bulb socket holder is a common problem with the W116 chassis sedans. I believe is due to a minor design flaw in the metal part of the holder. If you own a W116 I recommend you fix it now before a front turn signal stops working.

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M163 ML 320 430 500 - How to Get the Hood Straight UP - On Demand Video

There are no quick levers to pull like on other models, but with the right tools and know how you can get the hood straight up quickly.

Many owners are surprised to learn that their early ML's hood can actually be adjusted to go almost straight up. It is not as easy to do as some of the earlier models where you only had to flip a couple levers.

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W210 E320 Wagon SLS Fluid Flush Procedures - On Demand Video

Learn how to do either a partial or full flush and a few tricks on installing that little filter

In this video instruction Kent will walk you through the process of doing either a partial or a full flush of your W210 SLS system fluid, including some tips on how to make changing that little filter less frustrating.

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Early Hood Cable Adjustment and Replacement Instructions - On Demand Video

Using Kent's special 90 degree bent wrenches learn how loosen then pull the old cable out and install a new one - including dealing with the firewall rubber grommet!!!

I have always dredded replacing a hood release cable. Finally on the last one I did, I decided to do something about those feelings.

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Diagnosing an Often Overlooked Front End Clunking Noise - On Demand Video

Don't neglect front end clunking sounds - they can lead to some dangerous suspension failures

In this video instruction, Kent will demonstrate how to check for one possible source of a mysterious front end clunking sound. Any clunking noise you hear when driving over rough ground or when braking should be investigated immediately.

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Early SLS Self Leveling Valve Adjustment Procedures - On Demand Video

This can be a pain in the back side without the right tools, equipment and know how!

Kent will walk you through the steps to properly adjust the leveling according to factory specifications. He will also cover some of the problems you may run into and demonstrate how he used the new adjusting tools he designed.

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Early SLS Rear Suspension Leveling Valve Overhaul Instructions - On Demand Video

If your valve is leaking or not raising the rear of your SLS Benz, you can fix it yourself and save Big $$$

In this long video manual Kent will walk you step-by-step through the process of removing the older square style leveling valve from your Mercedes, opening it up without losing the spring and balls, removing the old o-rings and cleaning the parts properly, installing the new o-rings, and putting

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How to Determine if Your SLS Accumulators are Bad - On Demand Video

Using both road tests and bence tests Kent will explain how you can troubleshoot them yourself!

Trying to fix a rough or bouncy ride in your SLS Mercedes? Not sure what is causing the problem?  Maybe you have heard that it might be the accumulators.

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Mercedes SLS Accumulator Replacement Instructions - On Demand Video

Step-by-step procedure for safely removing the old accumulator balls and installing new ones

In this video Kent will walk you through the procedure of removing the old accumulators and installing new ones in a W123 300TD wagon. It is a very straightforward job that only takes a couple hours. You will need to raise the car and safely support it on jack stands.

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W123 300TD SLS Tank Cleaning and Low Pressure Hose Replacement - On Demand Video

Step-by-step instructions for doing this important job safely and without a big mess

This video will walk you through the procedure of removing the hyraulic reservoir tank and cleaning it and replacing the low pressure hose from the bottom of the tank to the SLS pump. This is the hose that most often leaks.

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Brake Pad and Caliper Service Instructions - On Demand Video

Kent demonstrates his recommended 2 year brake pad and caliper inspection and service procedures - applies also when installing new brake pads!

These are the instructions that come with Kent's brake pad and brake caliper service kit. It is possible to make your own service kit by watching this video. To purchase the kit see related products below. To learn more about the importance of this kit watch the video below:

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Power Steering ATF System Full Fluid Flush Instructions - On Demand Video

Full instructions on replacing filter and changing fluid to modern power steering fluid

If you have a 1985 or older Mercedes Benz it is time you flush that old automatic transmission fluid out of the system and replace it with a good power steering fluid. ATF formulations have changed over the past 20 years.

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W116 W123 W126 Front Upper Control Arm Replacement Tips - On Demand Video

Kent will show you a few tips a tricks to get your worn upper control arms out and the new ones in place without special tools

When replacing the front upper control arms you formost need to think about safety. You will need a good quality and large rolling hydraulic floor jack, and a couple good jack stands.

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Sunroof Headliner Panel Gluing and Cleaning

For all NON tilting sunroofs from 1962 to 1985

When you remove the old sunroof panel (1985 and older) from you Benz you will probably notice that the edges of the vinyl have come loose from the metal strapping. You will allow notice just how dirty it is once you have it out of the car and into the light.

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Super Extreme Engine Compartment Detailing - On Demand Video

This is over the top detailing. Watch Kent perform magic on his 560SEC engine compartment. 45 minute long instructional video

Want to try to make your car's engine and engine compartment look like it just came off the showroom? Would you like detailed information on the chemicals, brushes, tools, and procedures Kent uses to get his engine compartments looking so nice?

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OM616 and OM617 Diesel Injection Pump Timing HIGH Pressure Method - On Demand Video

Using a method that really works - step-by-step instructions with detailed explanations of all tools and supplies needed

This one hour long on demand video is included free with the purchase of Kent's OM61x injection pump timing kit. The method he teaches uses his own kit, his custom built pressure tank, and his special IP snake wrench.

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Solving Early 6 Cylinder Gas Engine Valve Adjustment Problems - On Demand Video

Tools and tips needed when adjusting the valves on 1955 to 1972 single overhead cam engines

Valve adjustment is often neglected on many of the mid 1950's to early 1970's 6 cylinder single overhead camshaft gas engines.  If it has been years since any adjustment was made, there will be problems - Kent can guarantee it!!!

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Part 2: Chasing Interior Water Leaks in Older Mercedes Benz - On Demand Video

On the W 123 chassis there are some that can drive you crazy. Diagnose BEFORE throwing seals at the problem!

Interior water leaks are becoming more common in the 123 chassis sedans, wagons and coupes. Kent believes the reasons are twofold. 1. The W123 is still used all over the world as a daily driver. Thus use, exposure to the elements and age = leaks. 2.

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Removing the Cylinder Head to Diagnosis an Overheating Diesel - On Demand Video
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Part 2: Diesel Buyer Beware - Cylinder Head Gasket Failure and Removal Woes - On Demand Video

Is it really only "just a head gasket?" Kent will remove a cylinder head to illustrate the myth.

When an engine is both overheating and losing coolant, you first want to exhaust all possibilities that the cause is something simple or inexpensive to repair. It is possible it might just be a stuck thermostat with a faulty water pump leaking coolant at the same time.

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Power Tilting Sunroof Motor Removal, Service and Repair - On Demand Video
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Tilting Sunroof Part 4: Motor Drive Assembly Removal, Service and Repair - On Demand Video

Anytime a cable or motor is damaged the entire assembly must come out and be inspected and cleaned

Kent explains why it is important to to remove and open up the motor assembly anytime you are replacing a damaged cable. On the bench he explains the workings of the motor and transmission and shows close up examples of what each of the different components do.

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Sunroof Air Dam Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

Typical for all Mercedes sunroofs with pop-up air deflector panel from the late 1970's to the mid 1990's

In this video Kent covers the removal and replacement procedures for the sunroof air dam or otherwise known as the air deflector. Using a special technique and a plastic trim tool can prevent damage to the plastic clips. He also covers troubleshooting the reasons for improper operation.

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One Way to Determine Actual Mileage on an Old Benz - On Demand Video
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Determining the Actual Mileage on Most 1973 to 1989 Models - On Demand Video

Don't get fooled when you go to buy an Mid 1970's to Late 1980's Mercedes - Odometers can lie!

When you are out looking to buy an older Mercedes in this time period you have to be careful. You have heard that these old Benz (particularly the diesels) can go forever! So why is mileage that important. Because contrary to those "myths" they do not go forever without impeccable maintenance.

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Sealed for Life Transmissions Part 2 - Breaking in and Inspection the Fluid - On Demand Video
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Sealed for Life Transmissions - Breaking in and Inspecting the Fluid - On Demand Video

The 722.6x is not as "sealed" as you would think. The "break in" process is easy to learn!

This applies to those Mercedes with the 722.6x 5 speed automatic transmissions built from 1998 to 2006. They have a cap on the transmission fill tube with the words "MB Workshop Only." Heaven forbid if you break into one of these transmissions! 

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