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Door Hinge and Latch Lubrication Procedures - On Demand Video

With the right grease gun and lubricants you can make your doors close oh so smoothly!

Door hinge lubrication has to be one of the most neglected maintenance items on the older models. I think part of the problem stems from the fact owners don't know how to do it or don't know how to acquire the proper grease gun to lubricate those special fittings on the door hinges.

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$6.50

60x Diesel Engine Fuel Warmer Bypass Instructions - On Demand Video

For 1984 to 1995 OM601 OM602 and OM603 engines in W201, W124, W126 and W140 Chassis

Mercedes installed small fuel warmers on these engines using engine coolant to warm up the fuel just before it enters the injection pump. The idea is great - especially in cold climates, but in moderate and warmer climates it is probably not needed.

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W201 W124 W140 R129 REAR Shock Absorber Installation - On Demand Video

Full step-by-step instructions including tools needed and special tips

In this video Kent will demonstrate how to replace the REAR shocks in the chassis mentioned above. He will do this on the ground on his W124 coupe using a floor jack, jack stands, and hand tools.

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W201 W124 W140 R129 FRONT Shock Absorber Installation - On Demand Video

Full step-by-step instructions including tools needed and special tips to make the job go easier

In this video Kent will demonstrate how to replace the FRONT shocks in the chassis mentioned above. He will do this on the ground using a floor jack, jack stands, and hand tools.

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Early W220 Engine Fan Motor Replacement Instructions - On Demand Video

Applies to 2000 and 2001 S500 and S430 sedans only

If you want to fix the engine fan motor or reduce the bearing noise coming from it, then this is how you can do it for a little over $200. You don't need to replace the entire engine fan assembly and you DON't have to resort to buying a used one off of eBay!

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How to Remove Fine Scratches from Your Car's Windshield - On Demand Video

Video instructions using Kent's glass polish kit to remove scratches with less mess and less heat!

This video will take you step by step through the process of using our glass polish kit with a multitool to remove those fine scratches from your windshield or rear hatch glass. It also works great for polishing the water and acid rain out of any glass, including shower doors!

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How to Use Kent's New Instrument Cluster Removal Tools - On Demand Video

Tips and tricks to get those stubborn clusters out of the dash

This video is free with the purchase of Kent's new dash cluster pull tool set. If you just want to see how he uses the tools and some tricks to get difficult clusters out you are welcome to purchase this video separately.  Approximate run time is 20 minutes.

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M112 M113 Breather Cover Oil Leak Repair Instructions - On Demand Video

A repair you REALLY want to do yourself to get it done right!

If you own a 1998 to 2006 Mercedes with a V6 (M112) or a V8 (M113) engine this is one job you will have to deal with at some point. Just pull the top cover off your engine and look. Even cars with low mileage may have oil seeping out the breather covers on the top of the heads.

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AIrmatic Suspension System Troubleshooting and Repair - On Demand Video

Learn how you can save thousands of dollars and with better results than from the dealer!

Don't  be afraid to own one of these splendid airmatic models and don't be afraid to take on some of the repairs yourself. This system is no where near as complicated as the air suspension on my 300SEL 6.3 and way easier and cheaper to repair.

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Replacing and Servicing SNAP CAP Style Ignition Key Tumbler Assemblies - On Demand Video

Old version no longer available: Please see new version in related products below

This video is not only going to show you how to remove and replace the “SNAP cap” style tumbler, but it also going to explain the theory of operation and how to avoid certain pitfalls when doing this job yourself. And YES, there are pit falls.

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Replacing and Servicing Screw Cap Style Ignition Key Tumbler Assemblies - On Demand Video

For select models 1975 to 1989. With the right tools and knowledge you can do this yourself sitting in the car!

This video is not only going to show you how to remove and replace the “screw cap” style tumbler, but it also going to explain the theory of operation and how to avoid certain pitfalls when doing this job yourself. And YES, there are pit falls.

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Mercedes Muffler Repair - On Demand Video
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Center and Rear Muffler and Exhaust Pipe Replacement and/or Repair - On Demand Video

Common Rear Exhaust leak troubleshooting, component replacement and hole patching DIY techniques

How can you tell if you have a hole or leak in your exhaust system? What are the symptoms? Can the leak be patched? When will you have to get either a new center muffler or rear muffler or pipes or all three? Can you replace the mufflers yourself and what are the tricks?

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Dragging Brake Dust - On Demand Video
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Testing for and Troubleshooting Causes of Dragging / Sticking Brakes - On Demand Video

Could be multiple causes - don't assume it is a bad caliper!

Old cars and brake issues go hand in hand. Especially if the car is not driving very often. Brake problems usually first show up as “dragging” or sticking brakes. If this issue is not dealt with immediately it can lead to serious problem including the car catching on fire. 

 

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W123 Headlight Removal, Inspection and Bulb Replacement - On Demand Video

For 1977 to 1985 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 280E 280CE with U.S. Round Headlights Only

If you have acquired one of these rugged W123 sedans, coupes, or station wagons and want to learn how to do some of the work on it on your own then here is a good place to start. Learn how to change lights and bulbs. No need to go to a mechanic for this.

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Mercedes Short Fuel Pump Instructions - On Demand Video
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1963 to 1973 Short MFI Electrical Fuel Pump Lower Section Resealing Instructions - On Demand Video

Be sure your Mercedes has the "short" style fuel pump. Not all models in those years had one (see description)

MFI (mechanical fuel injection) fuel pumps are notorious for leaking fuel. Leaks are almost always due to age hardened and deformed o-rings inside the pump. Taking the pump off the car, taking it apart, cleaning it and installing new seals will almost always solve the fuel leak problems.

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190E 190D Shift Lever Cover Removal w/ Switch and Light Bulb Replacement - On Demand Video

1987 to 1993 W201 automatic - Can see what gear you are in at night? An easy job for the beginner DIY owner.

To fix burned out lights you have to remove the wood cover around the shifter. That can be the most difficult part, especially if you don't want to chip or crack your nice wood piece. Once the wood is up you can get the the light bulbs BUT you have to know where they are. 

 

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No Cost Steps to Fixing an Engine's High Idle Speed Problem - On Demand Video

Kent is always amazed at how often it is the simple things! You won't believe how easy it was to fix this engine!!

This video will be an excellent example of how to save big $$$ doing the work on your own car. If your gas engine is idling too fast in neutral it could be an expensive problem, but in many cases it is due to lack of maintenance over a long period of time.

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Mercedes Benz Impulse Codes - On Demand Video
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Read and Clear Check Engine Light Codes: 1988 to 1995 Mercedes - On Demand Video

Learning how to do this yourself could save you hundreds of dollars $$$$$$$$$

If you have a Mercedes of this era equipped with an impulse code reader you will find a little numbered black box similar to the one in the pictured here in your engine compartment. It is located over by the battery and may have a black cover on it that can be lifted off.

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Broken Radiator Neck - On Demand Video
$8.50

Repairing a Broken Plastic Upper Radiator Neck - On Demand Video

With the right products and procedures this can be safely done in most cases

Kent starts out the video talking about prevention by using the neck reinforcement kit he has been selling for years. In the case of his own 1990 300SL the neck had not been reinforced and it broke cleanly right in the middle.

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M104 Gas Engine Head Gasket Replacement Part 3: Cleaning, Inspection & Parts to Order - On Demand Video

If you want your head gasket repair to last these are the important steps you must follow

The head has been successfully removed. There is quite a bit of work that will need to be done before the head is ready to go back on. The head and the block will need to be cleaned and inspected and parts will need to be ordered. Other parts should be replaced while the head is off the engine.

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$9.50

MFI Fuel Injector Tester: Assembly, Testing and Cleaning Operations - On demand Video

A video instruction manual explaining in detail how our special tester kit works

Would you like to find out how well your old (1959 to 1972) mechancial gasoline fuel injectors are working? Now you can do it yourself at home with our custom bench mount hand pump pressure tester and cleaning kit. These are the full instructions that come FREE with the kit.

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$4.50

Cleaning Old Aluminum Engine Parts by Hand on the Car- On Demand Video

It takes knowledge and the right products but it CAN be done!

For years Kent has wanted to find a successful way to clean the discoloration and oxidation off of old cast aluminum engine parts. This would include the valve cover, intake manifold, and various housings and fittings.

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Under Body and Under Trim Spot Rust Repair - On Demand Video
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Under Body and Under Trim Spot Rust Repair - On Demand Video

High moisture "hidden" rust areas have to be treated and coated properly or they will not be permanent

On older Mercedes spot rust can be a hidden problem under side moulding trim, under fenders and rocker panels and inside the bottom edges of doors.

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Mercedes Brake Caliper Removal - On Demand Video
$3.50

How to Remove Frozen Pistons From Brake Calipers - On Demand Video

Part 1 of 3 Parts: For Mercedes brake calipers from the early 1960's to the late 1990's

You can save a lot of money if you can rebuild your old brake calipers, especially on some older models. If you can just get the pistons out of the housings, most calipers are rebuildable, unless they have been subject to road salt or have sat exposed to the weather for years without use.

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Mercedes Front Rotor Removal - On Demand Video
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Removing the Front Brake Rotor from the Bearing Hub - On Demand Video

Kent will show you some tips on how to remove and replace that front rotor on the older model front hubs

Installing new front rotors on older model Mercedes requires that you remove the rotor from the bearing hub and bolt the new rotor back on. Sounds easy right? Sometimes not! The bolts are on very tight and often take a lot of torque to remove. How do you hold the break rotor while doing this?

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Mercedes Late Antenna Repair - On Demand Video
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Mercedes Later Power Antenna Inspection, Removal and Repair - On Demand Video

Apples to models 1986 to 1995 with "TOOTHED" style antenna mast (read more in the description below

A non working power antenna can be very frustrating. Those original Hirschmann antennas are really quite reliable. They usually fail through neglect and lack of lubrication. But sometimes they just fail due to old age.

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Mercedes Blown Diesel Engine - On Demand Video
$4.50

What Caused an OM 617 Turbo Diesel to Destroy Itself - On Demand Video

# 2 cylinder connecting rod broke in half and blew out the side of the block in a 300SD!

Want to find out what caused the catastrophic destruction of an OM 617 5 Cylinder turbo diesel engine? These engines are known for being indestructable so something really bad had to happen.

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280SEL Transmission Service - On Demand Video
$6.50

Older Automatic Transmission Fluid and Filter Service - On Demand Video

Directly covers most 1960’s Automatics - Indirectly covers 1970’s and Early 1980’s Automatics Directly covers most 1960’s Automatics - Indirectly covers 1970’s and Early 1980’s Automatics

Transmission service on these older Mercedes is very often neglected and it is something you can do yourself. It should be done every 30,000 miles or every 5 years (whichever comes first). After you watch this video you will find out why you should do it yourself!

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Code Reader On Demand Video
$7.00

How to Use a Scan Tool to Read Check Engine (Light) Codes - On Demand Video

This is way easier than you might think and learning how could save you thousands $$$

Enter the dreaded “check engine” light. When it suddenly comes on it can create fear and panic in many a driver. Kent has known some people who have sold their cars cheap because they just did not want to deal with taking the car into a mechanic to get it fixed.

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Mercedes 115 Fuel System Service Video Manual - On Demand Video
$4.50

W115 Diesel Engine Major Fuel Service - On Demand Video

Covers fuel system service and repair on the 1969 to 1976 220D 240D and 300D only

Kent uses his 1976 240D that had sat idle for 6 years to demonstrate what needs to be done to get an old fuel system cleaned out and serviced properly. This always includes installing new fuel filters and sometimes will require replacing some of the rubber hoses.

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123 Mercedes Wheres all this water coming from - On Demand Video
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W123 Water Under the Rear Carpets - Tests to Determine the Source - On Demand Video

The leak could come from any one of three known locations - all 1977 to 1985 models

This carpet wetness is such a common problem on the W123 chassis that Kent decided to shot a short video explaining how to troubleshoot where the leak is coming from. He will point out the three potential areas for leaks and show how to use water to find the source.

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104 Mercedes Head Gasket Part 2 - On Demand Video
$6.50

M104 Gas Engine Head Gasket Replacement Part 2: Cylinder Head Removal - On Demand Video

A step-by-step procedure for properly removing the head from the engine

In this on demand video you will get to watch Kent remove the cylinder head from his 1990 R129 300SL with the 104 twin cam straight 6. This is a highly detailed video on how to do it without making the mistakes that many others have made. The job must be done with understanding and great care.

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