If your modulator is working ok, but leaking transmission fluid, you may only need to replace the inexpensive oring ( o ring ). You do have to be careful when removing the modulator from the transmission. For instructions (available separately) see related products below.
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In this 5 and a half minute video Kent will show you how to replace the o-ring seal at the base of the dip stick / fill tube going into the automatic transmission case on the right side.
This is becoming one of the common transmission fluid leaks on these older automatics. If the trans is leaking fluid in small puddles while the car sits for longer periods suspect this seal. You can be fooled thinking it is coming from the pan gasket.
Illustrated 6 page step-by-step instructions for proper removal and installation of the modulator upgrade for the years and models noted here. Includes how-to specific details for using the new adjustment cap on the upgraded OEM modulators now available. These are installation instructions only.
The plastic shift bushing is a very common part that needs to be replaced on older Mercedes. Can you believe it is the exact same part that was used on all models for over 25 years! It is an inexpensive part that can cause big problems if it breaks out.
If you have ever tried to remove and reinstall a shift rod attachment clip under your Benz you know how frustrating it can be. On some chassis like the 201 models it is almost impossible to even get to the clip let alone remove it with standard hand tools!
This manual is part of our Advanced DIY Mechanic Series. It covers advanced procedures in simple terms with photos to illustrate every step. The format size is 8.5 x 7 inches. It is printed on 28 pound stock paper and is wire bound to allow it to stay open when on your workbench.
I don't think there is any owner out there who has owned a 1978 to 1993 diesel automatic for any length of time and who has not had some sort of shift problem with the transmission. Maybe it was just a little jerk or a slipping shift. Maybe the rear end clunked hard when you came to a stop.
If your transmission is shifting too soon it can really rob your car of power and acceleration. If it is shifting too late it can be very loud and annoying and even affect fuel economy.
If you are experiencing very hard or less than perfect shifts, a failed transmission modulator could be the problem. New Genuine Mercedes part. This unit is an upgrade over the original. It has a better thrust pin design which is less prone to cause pressure variations in cold weather.
How many of us have never overfilled our automatic transmissions??? With this syringe and correct diameter and length of tubing, you can easily remove any excess without having to drain it out of the pan!!! Comes with free on-demand video instructions.
This guide will explain how to properly change the fluid and filter in your late 123, 126, 201, 124, late 107 chassis Mercedes as well as early 129 and 140 chassis. This includes model years from 1982 to 1993.
Brand new gasket. Make sure this fits your transmission before ordering. No returnable if ordered in error.
I have used a lot of different clamping tools over the years to prevent fluids from leaking out when removing coolant, fuel, or brake fluid hoses. Most work ok. Some are hard to use in tight places. Many do not stop every last drip from coming out of the hose.
This is the absolute best gasket maker when you have a clean and tight metal to metal contact. Examples of where you would use this is SEALING the rear differential cover, aluminum oil pan where is mounts to the engine block, etc.
Bad rear mount can cause excessive engine vibration. No instructions included at this time.
Fits 190D, 190E, 260E, 300CE, 300D, 300E, 300SDL, 300SL, 300TD, 300TE, 350SD, 350SDL, 500SL, E300, E320, SL320, SL500
FITS: MERCEDES BENZ 190DT, MERCEDES BENZ 260E, MERCEDES BENZ 300CDT, MERCEDES BENZ 300CE, MERCEDES BENZ 300DT, MERCEDES BENZ 300E, MERCEDES BENZ 300SD, MERCEDES BENZ 300SDL, MERCEDES BENZ 300SE, MERCEDES BENZ 300SEL, MERCEDES BENZ 300SL, MERCEDES BENZ 300TD, MERCEDES BENZ 300TDT, MERCEDES BENZ 3
Set of (2). The number one cause of a loose or rattling shift lever is failed or missing shift lever bushings. Our upgraded bushings are made out of nylon and are much tougher than the original plastic type. No instructions or special tools included.
NEW Genuine Mercedes Modulator Cap. Check to see if yours is cracked. Cap removal is required for modulator adjustment.
Typical old and cracked rubber cap:
If you have a leaking transmission seal it can be a real bear to get the old seals out without this special pry tool. It works on both the front and rear transmission shaft seals. This tool also works great for removing the front crank seal on both gas and diesel engines.
Brand new Auto transmission torque converter drain plug for All Mercedes, gasoline and diesel, from the late 60s up to the late 90s. If you are doing a complete transmission flush you will need to drain the torque converter. Good to have spare on hand!
New Genuine AT transmission pan. Fits most TURBO 123 and 126 diesels 1982 to 1987 with the exception noted. WARNING: Will not fit 1985 models particularly California. If you have a 1985 model we do not carry pans for that particular transmission. Suggest you contact a Mercedes dealer.
These same clips are used on almost all Mercedes Benz Models from the late 1960s up into the 1990s. If you have lost or damaged one of your clips here is a chance to get replacements. Maybe good idea to have spares on hand. Sold in set of 2.
Most 126 , Late 107, Some 124, Early 140 Chassis Automatic Transmission Service Kit (2) w/ instructions
FITS THE FOLLOWING models listed below: Includes illustrated PDf instructions on replacement. Includes both a new filter and pan gasket to do complete service on your transmission.