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$1.98

12 Golf Tees For Plugging Hoses and Testing Vacuum System

Nothing works better than wooden tapered golf tees!

When trying to troubleshoot a leak in your vacuum system or just plugging off a hose that is leaking nothing works better than these. They are the same ones that we include in your vacuum hand pump testing kit. 

On Demand Video
$7.99

W116 300SD Engine Vacuum Pump Overhaul Options - On Demand Video

Instructions on how you can get your pump working again creatively

If you have an early 300SD and your vacuum pump fails, you could find yourself “up the creek without a paddle.” The actual mechanism of the pump is very robust and it hardly ever fails, but not so with the rubber diaphragms inside the pump.

$69.95

Service: Vacuum Hand Pump Testing Kit w/ Extras

A MUST HAVE For testing all older Mercedes using vacuum controls for doors, engine, transmission, climate control, etc.

We supply a number of extras in this kit including some special rubber and plastic hose that you will not find with other vacuum hand pump testers.

$24.95

616 617 Diesel Vacuum Connector Service Kit

For 1975 to 1985 240D 300D 300CD 300TD and 300SD with the 61x diesel engine

FITS THE FOLLOWING: 115, 116, 123, and 126 chassis. Here is a diesel item I have put together that every Mercedes diesel owner should have.

$34.95

615 616 617 Diesel Healthy Vacuum Exam Kit

For all 4 and 5 cylinder diesel Mercedes 1969 to 1985 ( Except 190D)

Is your diesel suffering from hard brakes, poor or no engine shut off, climate control problems, or even funky transmission shifting??

Vacuum Hose
$3.75

Vacuum System Rubber Hose 1 Meter - For Small Hard line or Engine Connections

This is the small size used on most of the older models. 1/8 inch inside diameter.

When was the last time you knocked one of your vacuum lines off around the oil filter housing, only to discover when you tried to reattached it that the fittings or hose were swollen and would just not stay connected?

4 mm hard plastic vacuum line
$2.00

4 mm Hard Plastic Vacuum Line - PER METER

We have finally found a source for the engine compartment hard vacuum line! This vacuum line is white and is 4 mm in size, and is made by Cohline. It is used on all 107 108 109 110 111 113 114 115 116 123 124 126 chassis.

$85.00
Currently out of stock.

1980 W116 300SD Vacuum Pump and Feed Hose and Line Assembly - 130,000 miles

This is super hard to find in this condition. Only works on 1980 models with EGR and dual 3/2 valves on the engine cover.

Study the picture carefully. This is exactly what you will receive the rubber connectors are still soft and all lines and flexible and not cracked. You can see it includes an excellent main line from the vac pump to the brake booster. This is often broken or patched.

On Demand Video
$6.99

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.

$18.75

Rubber Diaphragm Door Lock Actuator Slow Leak Fix Kit w/ Video Instructions

For models from 1972 to 1980 with automatic vacuum door locks - W114, W115, W116 and W123

This kit is intended to fix SLOW LEAKS in your older door lock actuators. It is NOT intended to repair leaks caused by cracks or tears in the rubber diaphragms!! Please CAREFULLY INSPECT ALL  of the rubber on your leaking unit before ordering this kit.

On Demand Video
$12.99

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.

$24.95

Vacuum System Hose Repair and Replacement Tool Kit

Works with broken hard lines and stuck hoses

Old age hardened vacuum lines and hoses can sometimes be a real pain to remove. Then tend to just get "stuck" in place. Rough attempts to disconnect them can cause damage. If you are not careful you can crack the rubber hoses or break the plastic lines when moving or pulling on them.

$68.50
Currently out of stock.

1980 to 1985 OM616 OM617 Diesel Vacuum Pump Internal and External Check Valves - Used

3 on inside the pump and the big one goes outside

Only one set like this availabe. Comes with used seals for the inside check valves. The seals are still soft. In 9 out of 10 cases if your later model vacuum pump with the single line is not working or producing very low vacuum is will either be one or more bad checkvalves or hardened seals. 

$18.00

Engine and Vacuum System Troubleshooting Gauge

Small and inexpensive gauge to have in your tool box. Reads 0-30 inches of vacuum. 12 inch vacuum hose attached

This is the same guage that we include in two other kits. See related products below. We realize some may just want a simple vacuum gauge to have in their tool box for troubleshooting purposes. A gauge like this is a "must have" if you are having vacuum related problems on your older Mercedes.

$79.50
Currently out of stock.

116 123 Early Vacuum Door Lock Actuator Assembly (single twin unit) - USED

1973 to 1980 W116 and W123 cars only - Inspected - cleaned and tested

ONE ONLY AVAILABLE This is a good used and tested vacuum door lock actuator that fits all W116 AND W123 chassis of the years listed only. This is the early style. You have one of these in each of the right side front and rear door and left side rear door.

$64.95

1973 to 1980 Vacuum Door Lock Actuator Diaphragm Repair Kit

For 1973 to 1980 107 and 116 Chassis, 1973 to 1976 114 and 115 Chassis SEDANS, and 1977 to 1980 123 Chassis

Here is a great way to save some money repairing your old Mercedes vacuum door lock actuators. When they go bad it is almost always due to cracks in the rubber diaphragms. These can be easily replaced once you remove your door panels and remove the units.

PDF
$8.95

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.

$9.80
Currently out of stock.

Small Vacuum System Hose assortment

5 Misc pieces to be primarily used throughout vacuum system

5 pieces 11" to 16" long misc ends from our cutoff stock. From 1/8 inch to 3/16 inch diameter. These can be used on various vacuum connections. Maybe some small fuel hose included. Yes, Kent does use fuel hose on vacuum systems as it will not swell and rot like regular rubber vacuum hose.

$16.95
Currently out of stock.

Diesel Automatic Shift Control Valve Vacuum Orifice Set

Custom made for 1980 to 1985 240D 300D 300CD 300TD and 300SD

I have finally given up trying to get the original orifices from Mercedes in Germany. They are a hassle to order and one particular size is over $10 our cost! So I set out to make my own and the advantage of these is you will be able to modify them to your exact requirements!

$22.25

61x Diesel Vacuum 3/2 Way Valve Troubleshooting and Hose Replacement Kit

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. There certainly been no inexpensive hose replacement kits. This new kit by Kent Bergsma solves both those problems.

$4.95

Ultimate Oil Resistant Hi-Temp Reinforced Vacuum hose - 3 FEET

For 1/8 inch vacuum hose connectors on 240D 300D 300TD 300CD 300SD

I have never been impressed with the rubber vacuum hose found on older Mercedes diesels. I don't think the engineers ever anticipated how much abuse or how long these hoses would need to last!

$59.50

116 Chassis Master central Locking vacuum Switch

Brand new master vacuum locking switch for Drivers door on 116 Chassis 300SD from 1978 to 1980. THIS IS THE BLACK METAL ONE. Fits other models as 123 CHASSIS. PLEASE VISUALLY COMPARE TO VERIFY

$128.50

616 617 Diesel Vacuum Fuel Shut Off Valve ( Used )

For 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD 1977-1985 - recent replacement

Excellent used low time vacuum shutoff valve. Good used condition. Tested to hold vacuum. Operates and holds and releases vacuum correctly. Includes used gaskets that are still usable, mounting plate and bolts as shown.

L FITTING
$2.95

Vacuum System Rubber Connector - L for Small Hard Line

When was the last time you knocked one of your vacuum lines off around the oil filter housing, only to discover when you tried to reattached it that the fittings were swollen and would just not stay connected? This is a L shaped fitting that fits 115, 116, 123, and 126 chassis.

Y fitting
$2.90

Vacuum System Rubber Connector - Y for Small Hard Line

When was the last time you knocked one of your vacuum lines off around the oil filter housing, only to discover when you tried to reattached it that the fittings were swollen and would just not stay connected? This is a Y shaped fitting that fits 115, 116, 123, and 126 chassis.

+ FITTING
$2.75

Vacuum System Rubber Connector - 4 way for Small Hard Line

When was the last time you knocked one of your vacuum lines off around the oil filter housing, only to discover when you tried to reattached it that the fittings were swollen and would just not stay connected? This is a + shaped fitting that fits 115, 116, 123, and 126 chassis.

Diesel steering lock vacuum valve
$22.00

116 123 126 Diesel Steering Lock Vacuum Valve

Engine Shutoff Switch at Ignition Key - this SHOULD BE REPLACED if you find oil inside the switch.

Fits the following: All 116 123 and 126 Chassis Diesels from 1977-1985. This is a brand new Genuine Mercedes Steering lock vacuum valve that is located on the back of your ignition lock assembly.

Diesel Vacuum Source Troubleshooting and Repair
$19.75

Diesel 616 617 Vacuum Source Troubleshooting and Repair - by Kent Bergsma

Basic manual on vacuum output and testing. Does not cover all things vacuum. See description

Applies to 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD Diesel This guide is written specifically for owners of 123 and 126 diesels from 1977 up to 1984. There are some sections that apply to the 115 and 116 chassis but it is not specific to those models.

White 3/2 way valve
$59.50
Currently out of stock.

123 116 126 Diesel Vacuum Switching 3/2 Way Valve

Critical to EGR operation and Transmission Shifting on 1980 to 1984 240D 300D 300TD 300CD 300SD

This special vacuum switching valve is found on most Mercedes diesels from 1980 to 1984  240D, 300D, 300CD, 300TD and 300SD. Some 85 models do not use this type of valve.

3 Way Vacuum Change Over valve
$54.95
Currently out of stock.

3 Way Electric Change Over Valve - Vacuum Solenoid

This is a brand new 3 way Vacuum change over valve. It is located in the engine compartment on a number of different chassis Mercedes, both gas and diesel models, from the 70s up through the late 90s.

300SD 116 Engine Driven Vacuum Pump (used)
$386.50
Currently out of stock.

300SD 116 Engine Driven Rotary Vacuum Pump (used) - Inspected and Cleaned

ONLY ONE LEFT! Rare twin diaphragm rotary pump that only fits models listed below

Fits 116 chassis 300SD turbo diesel engines 1978-1979 and early 1980 only. MAKE CERTAIN your existing pump has twin diaphragms and looks like the one pictured here. If you are having vacuum pump problems with your early 116 300SD you will quickly discover that these are twin diapram pump

617 Turbo Diesel ALDA Pressure Line
$22.50

617 Turbo Diesel ALDA Pressure Line

Fits the following 116, 123, and 126 chassis to 1985. This is a very important line on the 617 turbo diesel engines that often breaks or becomes plugged. When it does you will lose power. It will feel like you are dragging an anchor or give you the indication your turbo is not working.

$25.00

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