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Brake Bleeding Equipment and Procedures by Kent Bergsma - Download

Applies to all models and chassis listed below:

This 12 page instructional downloadable booklet by Kent Bergsma covers brake bleeding equipment and procedures for all model Mercedes from the mid 1950s to the mid 1990s. This covers chassis Ponton 110 111 112 113 108 109 114 115 116 107 116 123 126 201 and 124.

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Pre-Glow Systems Tips, Quick Tests and Upgrades - All Diesels 1960 to 1993 Download

Manual by Kent Bergsma: Book 5 of a 5 Book series

During his years of working on diesel engines, Kent has learned a few things about glow plugs. Some he learned the easy way and others he learned by “pain and suffering.” If misunderstood or improperly maintained, glow plugs can be the “achilles heal” of a diesel.

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Pre-Glow Parallel Systems Testing 1978 to 1993 by Kent Bergsma - Download

Manual by Kent Bergsma: Book 2 of a 5 Book series

This book explains how a parallel pre-glow system works and how to properly test it using inexpensive electrical testing equipment. If your PENCIL style glow plugs are not working properly, you need to find the cause BEFORE you start buying parts.

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Why Does My Diesel Engine Run So Badly? by Kent Bergsma - Download

Diagnosing poor power, horrible fuel economy, rough running and excess exhaust smoke

Running badly means poor performance. It happens sooner or later to EVERY diesel owner. The word "performance" is often used to describe how well a diesel engine runs once started. The principles discussed will cover all Mercedes diesels from the mid 1950s to the mid 1990s.

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Diesel Injector Cleaning, Overhaul and Testing Procedures Manual By Kent Bergsma - Download

PDF download version of Kent's complete written manual on overhauling diesel fuel injectors

33 page digital PDF manual. Applies to all 110 115 116 123 126 201 124 140 diesels from 1961 to 1994. From my many years of working professionally on Mercedes diesels I have learned fuel injectors are the single most neglected maintenance item. I believe there are a number of reasons for this.

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Flexible Brake Hose Replacement Instructions by Kent Bergsma - Download

Applicable to almost all models from the late 1960's to the mid 1990's

5 page digital PDF Instructions include multiple pictures to assist you in completing the job. Clear and detailed with tips and tricks from Kent Bergsma's years of experience. 

We also highly recomend the Ultimate Flexible Brake Hose tool to complete the job. Look below to view.

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Front Seat Repair Manual by Kent Bergsma - Download

Fits all chassis: 107, 114, 115, 116, 123, 126, 201 and 124

Is your drivers seat starting to sag more than it use to? Are you finding it is just not comfortable any more on long trips? Maybe it tips to one side and you are constantly trying to compensate your weight to the other side.

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Emergency Brake Repair and Adjustment Manual by Kent Bergsma - Download

ALL Mercedes CHASSIS 111 113 108 109 114 115 107 116 123 126 201 124 129 140 from 1968 to 1995

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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3/2 Vacuum Valve Inspection, Testing and Repair By Kent Bergsma - Download

All 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD 1980 to 1984

Until now there has been no practical information for the DIYer to know how to test and replace their own vacuum 3/2 valve assemblies. 

Downloadable PDF is 10 pages and includes step by step instructions and detailed photos to help you complete this job.

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Instrument Cluster Removal and Component Replacement By Kent Bergsma - Download

For all 108, 109, 114, 115, 107, 116, 123, 126, 201, and 124 chassis from 1965 to 1995

For all 108, 109, 114, 115, 107, 116, 123, 126, 201, and 124 chassis from 1965 to 1995. I wrote this repair guide to show you how to properly remove your instrument cluster and replace worn or failing components. (NOTE: This is not a detailed manual on how to repair the components.

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617 Turbo Diesel V-Belt Replacement and Accessory Inspection Manual By Kent Bergsma - Download

Not as easy as you might think, but definitely a job you can do yourself if you know how.

Changing the V-belts on your older 5 cylinder turbo diesel engine can be a pain. If you have not done it before it can be a REAL pain that leaves you confused and frustrated. In some cases it is possible to damage or break critical adjusting mechanisms if not done properly.

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Fuse Box Upgrade Instructions By Kent Bergsma - Download

 Have you been having electrical problems in your older Mercedes? Maybe you have taken the fuse box cover off and wiggled a few fuses and it has solved the problem for a while. You probably noticed corrosion on the tips of the old aluminum fuses.

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Hood Star Installation Instructions By Kent Bergsma - Download

PDF Instructions to replace your hood star

If you have never replaced a hood star it can be frustrating getting the old one out and the new one in properly.

Our detailed instructions will explain how to do it in a few minutes with simple hand tools. Multiple pictures visually walk you through the process. PDF is 2 pages. 

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Diesel Oil Cooler Hose Replacement Instructions By Kent Bergsma - Download

Read and decide if this is a job you want to tackle yourself.

If you have a W116 or W126 300SD or a turbo 1981 to 1985 5 cylinder W123 Diesel you must pay attention to your oil cooler hoses. If one of these hoses fail you will destroy the engine unless you are in the habit of looking at your oil pressure gauge every 5 minutes while driving.

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Diesel Engine Fluid Leak Diagnostic Guide - Download

Covers finding the sources of your leaks - NOT how to repair them.

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. Sometimes you may just have to live with some leaks.

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103 Engine 6 Cylinder Power Tuning Guide By Kent Bergsma - Download

Repair Guide for the Following Models: 190E 2.6, 260E, 300E, 300CE, 300TD, 300SEL 1986 - 1992

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.

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60x Parallel Glow Plug Replacement By Kent Bergsma - Download

Manual by Kent Bergsma: Book 4 of a 5 Book series

Covers 190D 300D 300TD 300SDL 350SD 350SDL 1984 - 1993. Book 4 in our glow plug series explains how to properly remove and replace the glow plugs in the OM 601 602 and 603 diesel engines from 1984 to 1993. 

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Biodiesel Flexible Fuel Line Replacement Instructions By Kent Bergsma - Download

Instructions specific for 123 & 126 chassis. General for all other chassis.

Installation instructions specific for 123 / 126 chassis only - general for other chassis. Details included on how to make your own fuel tank outlet hose and fitting with materials supplied in the Flexible Fuel Line Replacement kit.

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Introduction to Permanent Rust Repair by Kent Bergsma - Download

Repair guide for all models

This instruction booklet is meant to be an introduction to simple rust repairs. I have also written a manual that goes into more advanced repairs using Miracle Paint to replace larger rotted sections of sheet metal.