An annoying problem on many older Mercedes up to 1980 that have an aluminum housing surrounding the turn signal arm latching assembly. When these wear out the lever will not hold position when you push it up or down.
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Finally a socket to remove your fuel tank screen that really works. Most correct size sockets tend to be SO BIG that they require 3/4 inch drive ratchets and extensions to use them. Who has those in their tool box??
Tired of having to remove your wheels and tires to bleed your brakes? This tool makes it possible and really saves time. Watch the video below for more details and instructions on how to use it.
This is a quality long 17mm combination wrench with a "twist." The ratcheting box end can be adjusting straight or at any combinations of angles to the right or to the left. This will allow you to get onto bolt heads or nuts in very tight places.
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.
This high quality heavy duty 1/2 inch drive Urrea 10 mm Hex Socket is the tool you will need to remove the center bolt holding your steering wheel to the steering column. See Kents video on steering wheel removal on the tech help page.
This is a handy compact winch pulling tool. Not designed for lifting. It is a must have if you plan to replace the guide rods or guide rod mounts (brake control rod bushing) on any 126 chassis from 1981 to 1991 300SD 380SEL 500SEL 380SEC 300SDL 350SDL 300SE 300SEL 420SEL 560SEL 560SEC.
This right angle screwdriver is great for working in tight places - like removing speakers, voltage regulators, distributor caps, etc.
Application: Fits all 5 cylinder 116 and 126 Chassis diesel engines 300SD from 1978 to 1985 and all 123 Chassis 300D, 300CD and
Application: Applies to the model listed above. Excellent quality. They are Bosch Duraterm brand glow plugs.
New 26 mm diameter engine oil drain plug. This was standard on all engines from the late 50's 180D all the way up to the 450SL V8 of the late 1970's including 4, 6, and 8 cylinder gas engines and all 4 and 5 cylinder diesels through 1976.
Emergency brake shoe maintenance if often neglected because the rear brake rotor has to be removed to inspect and repair them. If the car has ever been driven a long distance with the emergency brake on, expect problems.
Are you mysteriously losing coolant? Having heater problems? Does your heater have a mind of its own. Then your 201 chassis vacuum controlled heater valve may be bad.
Works on most 110, 115, 116, 123, 201, 126 and 124 diesel engines 200D 220D 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD 190D 300SDL.
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.
For all 3.5, 3.8, and 4.2 liter V8 engines from 1969 to 1991 280SE 3.5, 300SEL 3.5, 380SE, 380SEC, 380SEL, 380SL and 420SEL. These THREE are the upper (and easily accessible) plastic guide rails that most often break due to age and heat.
Leaking fuel injector pumps have become a very common problem in the 60x. engines produced from the mid 1980s to the mid 1990s. The early 60x.
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!!!
Fits the Following: Late 126 201 124 chassis, Gasoline Models only! 1982-1983 380SEC, 1984-1985 380SE, 1984-1985 500SEL, 1987-1993 190E 2.6, 1990 -1993 300E 4matic, 1990-1992 300CE, 1988-1991 300SEL, 1992-1993 400E, 1986-1991 420SEL, 1986-1991 560SEL / SEC.
When working on automotive engines a long heavy machinist straight edge is a must. This is the best way to tell if the mating surfaces are flat and true. That includes cylinder heads, engine blocks, intake and exhaust manifolds as well as critical sealing metal to metal covers and housings.
If you have a reasonably good front seat bottom that is just a little HARD to sit on for any length of time then this "booster" kit may help solve your problem.
Fits 115 and 123 Chassis 300D, 300CD and 300TD with 5 cylinder NON-turbo engines from 1976 up to 1981. If your 5 cylinder diesel has more than 200,000 miles on it without any major work, it most likely needs new valve stem seals.
Fits 115 and 123 Chassis 220D 240D from 1968 to 1983. If your 4 cylinder diesel has more than 200,000 miles on it without any major work, it most likely needs new valve stem seals.
Removing a Mercedes instrument cluster from any of the chassis listed is easy with these special "pull" tools. Many owners do not realize that the instrument cluster is just pushed into the dash panel and not held in with any bolts or screws.
Oil filter changes are important, but I believe on these high interval oil change schedules that changing the oil fitler can be just as important! Use the wrong filter and the engine can suffer serious damage.
Kit contains right and left tie rod assemblies as shown. We have found if you discover one or more loose tie rod ball joints, it is always better to replace both rod assemblies at the same time. Entire assemblies are about the same price as two individual ball joints.
Fits 123 Chassis 300D, 300CD, and 300TD TURBO ONLY 1981 to 1985 and 116 and 126 300SD models 1978 to 1985 with 5 cylinder TURBO diesel engines. If your 5 cylinder turbo diesel has more than 200,000 miles on it without any major work, it most likely needs new valve stem seals.
This kit will include the parts and detailed PDF instructions you will need to repair a front transmission case leak in your 1968 to 1983 NON TURBO diesel automatic.
PLEASE NOTE: WILL NOT WORK ON W116 1978-1980 300SD MOTOR MOUNT ARMS!!!
Kent recently replaced all the engine compartment rubber vacuum hoses and connectors in his own 300SDL and was amazed at the difference. Engine shut off quicker, transmission shifted better, and engine ran smoother.
This custom reamer designed and built by Kent Bergsma in our shop is the only one like it in the World. This is truly another first. Now you will be able to ream out that old crusty carbon build up in your old diesel engine.
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.
This kit fits ALL 116 123 and 126 4 and 5 cylinder diesels, 616 and 617 designation. This is one of the most common oil leaks on the older Mercedes diesels from 1977 to 1985. It is often found at the gasket between the engine block and the oil filter housing.
For 1969 to 1976 220 250 280 280C 220D 240D 300D. This is the best electrical upgrade you can make for the buck! Have you been having electrical problems in your older chassis Mercedes?
FITS THE FOLLOWING ALL MODELS 124, 126, and 201 chassis from 1981 to 1993. 1981 to 1993 190D 190E 300D 300TD 300SE/L 300SD 300DT 300D 2.5. Have you been having electrical problems in your older Mercedes?
PLEASE NOTE: DOES NOT FIT 1978-1980 W116 300SD Motor Mount Arms!
Fits all 107 116 123 Chassis Mercedes from 1973 to 1985. 1973 to 1985 280SE 380SL 450SL 300SD 240D 300D 300TD. Have you been having electrical problems in your older chassis Mercedes? Maybe you have taken the fuse box cover off and wiggled a few fuses and it has solved the problem for a while.
NON TURBO MOTOR MOUNT KIT FITS THE FOLLOWING: 123 chassis 300D 300CD 300TD with 5 cylinder NON Turbo engines, from 1977 to 1981. Have you noticed your Mercedes diesel sedan is recently shaking more at idle. Maybe you are noticing new vibrations that were not there before.
FITS THE FOLLOWING: 123, 126 Chassis 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD (from 1981 to 1985) with 617 5 cylinder turbo diesel engines. Have you noticed your Mercedes diesel sedan is recently shaking more at idle? Maybe you are noticing new vibrations that were not there before.
Fits the following: These nozzles fit ONLY 1986 to 1989 201 Chassis 5 CYLINDER 190D 2.5 Turbo and NON-Turbo. This is the critical inside wear part of the injector that delivers the fuel spray into the cylinder. These are direct replacement nozzles for your factory Bosch Fuel Injectors.
Jammed up steering locks and keys that won't turn can leave you stranded.
LIMITED INVENTORY OF MONARK NOZZLES BACK IN STOCK FOR 603 ENGINE!!! As of March 26, 2019, this kit will be shipped with Kent's new version 3 pressure tester. Watch the first video below to learn more about its key features.
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.
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.
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?
Exceptional new air dam assembly as shown. In plastic no shop wear. Does not include spring clips to mount. Must be pulled from a good used assembly.
If you are interested to see how easy it is to install a new hood pad, this video will let you see Kent demonstrate the process step-by-step. If you have purchased one of our hood pad kits, then this video can help you get your new pad lined up and installed properly.
When replacing the steering lock assembly in your Benz you will need to remove that little black plastic switch on the side of the lock from the old one and put it on the new part. You can not pry it off, squeeze it off or pull it off by hand.
One of the cheapest ways to fix your worn out W140 blower motor is to replace just the motor. You do not have to replace the entire unit. BUT repairing it this way is not as easy as it may appear!