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.
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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 good used air dam assembly as shown. No rust on dam. Springs are in good condition and the plastic clips are not broken. Ready to install.
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!
This standard 24 mm combination wrench is specially ground in our shop so that it will hold the fitting on the late 616 and 617 oil filter housing when loosening the oil cooler hose end nut. Without this wrench the fitting may start to turn with the hose nut and you will never get it off.
Good used steering wheel as shown. Not perfect. It is worn almost smooth at top and left side but rubber is solid on the wheel ring and DOES NOT twist. No gouges, rubber missing or damage. Horn pad not included.
We are so impressed with the quality and performance of Meyle that we are going to offer our customers their new line of shock absorbers. This complete set of front shocks comes with all hardware, front dust covers, and full instructions.
We are so impressed with the quality and performance of Meyle that we are going to offer our customers their shock absorbers at this special price. This full set of front and rear shocks comes with all hardware, front dust covers, and full instructions.
New 2014 shipment from Germany has just arrived. Order now as supply is limited. These are direct replacement nozzles for your factory Bosch Fuel Injectors.
Fits the following: 1990-1993 300D 2.5 Turbo 5 Cylinder. 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.
These are the 4 long bolts that need to be removed when changing your W126 brake rod control joint on your front suspension. There are two on each side. They do not come in the repair kit so if you bolts are very rusty you might want to have these new bolts on hand before you start your repair.
This toolset is super handy for installing the small style pencil glow plugs in the OM616 and OM617 engines from 1978 to 1985 ( not all). It can also be used for many other purposes.
I do not need to say much about this tool. Well made and well thought out. Someone who obviously was frustrated at scratching the finish on his or her alloy wheels came up with this idea. Watch the video below to see why this is now my favorite go it 17 mm lug bolt socket.
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 something many owner's and mechanics miss. That little check valve on the side of the injection pump can cause a lot of starting problems on the older diesels.
Adding these trays to your tripod work light stand will put a real smile on your face. You can not believe how handy it is to have small parts, hardware, and tools light along side where you are working AND at waste height!
If your shift lever feels loose or is rattling, that is an almost sure sign that the bushing on the transmission shifting lever has disintegrated and fallen out. A new replacement bushing is cheap, but just try to get one installed in the hole in the lever up along side the transmission tunnel.
Many owners are surprised to learn that their early ML's hood can actually be adjusted to go almost straight up. It is not as easy to do as some of the earlier models where you only had to flip a couple levers.
Place this small filter in the hard vacuum line running out of the back of the injection pump and going to your ignition switch under the dash. The filter will do two things. 1. Help to trap oil coming out of a leaking shutoff valve before it gets to your ignition switch. 2.
These heavily modified 10 mm combination wrenches will allow you to get under the core support (just under the hood latch) and get on the nuts to either adjust or replace the hood release cable on your older Mercedes.
Best all around hand held light you can own. Works as titling flashlight, a small room or camping light, and an emergency flasher. Can be hung by the included clip or can be placed on steel and held in place with the hidden magnet in the base.
If you have a 1969 to 1985 4 or 5 cylinder diesel (except the 1984-85 190D) you may have already noticed it is hard to get the valve cover totally sealed from weeping oil stains coming out the bottom or top of the valve cover gasket.
Fits the following: These nozzles fit 1986 to 1993 603 Engines and 1987 (only) 124 chassis 300D and 300TD. Also fits 1994-1995 S350 ONLY. WILL NOT fit 1995 E300D! This is the critical inside wear part of the injector that delivers the fuel spray into the cylinder.
In this video Kent covers the removal and replacement procedures for the sunroof air dam or otherwise known as the air deflector. Using a special technique and a plastic trim tool can prevent damage to the plastic clips. He also covers troubleshooting the reasons for improper operation.
Fits the following: All 4 cylinder diesel engines from 1968 to 1985, including 201 Chassis 190D 2.2. 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.
These instructions are part of our wagon rear hatch strut replacement kit and a printed copy is included free with the purchase of that kit (see related products below). Downloading and reading these instructions will explain how to do this repair yourself.
Instructions to walk you through removing the instrument cluster with the special tool and bulb replacement. PDF download is 2 pages and contains detailed pictures.
Kent has an extra stash of nice new air compressor fittings. Look closely - these are the most common type with 1/4 inch NPT fittings. He is going to blow them out to our good customers...
Includes the following:
Every mercedes Owner needs a good small 10mm wrench in the glove box or the trunk! Very handy to have in your tool box or in the car, since many of the nuts under the hood are this size.
New LEFT side rear door seal on 4 door sedans only.
Only seal shipped. No clips or instructions. If you need instructions look below to view with special tool.
Check your vin number before ordering. Not returnable if you order in error. New aftermarket rubber Right front door seal. 6 new plastic front clips included. If you need instructions and special install tool look below.
Check your vin number before ordering. Not returnable if you order in error. New aftermarket rubber Left front door seal. 6 new plastic front clips included. If you need instructions and special install tool look below.
This is a very handy smaller torque wrench to have in your tool box. It will do fuel injectors but is not quite big enough to torque wheel lug bolts. Range is 5 to 80 foot pounds. To order a 1/2 drive torque wrench CLICK HERE.
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SINGLE AXLE KIT: This set of boots will work on ONE (1) axle of the BOLT TYPE. This will not work if you have the crimped can type axles. SEE PICTURE BELOW TO CONFIRM IF YOUR AXLE MATCHES THIS TYPE! If you order the wrong boots by mistake they are not returnable.
This handy tool will pull off your harmonic balancer in no time at all without damage. This is a necessary procedure when replacing the front crank seal. Many pullers don't have the right size metric bolts that are needed when working on Mercedes diesels.
If you are going to work on your diesel fuel injectors you are going to need a torque wrench. If you are going to tighten your alloy wheel lug bolts properly you should use a torque wrench. In fact if you do your own work you should have a 1/2 inch clicker torque wrench in your tool box.
Excellent used star bolt. This is NOT a torx head. Use this if your bolt is stripped or head damaged. Can be used to replace a hex bolt. Comes with correct tool to install.
Removing the front rubber engine mounts requires getting under the car and going up inside a hole in the subframe to remove the main bolt. And it can be a bear! I don't know who they hired to tighten these at the factory but he must have been a brute.
This is a often neglected filter. In fact some owners do not even know it exists. It is well hidden inside the power steering fluid reservoir. You have to remove the cap and spring - then use a pick tool to lift the metal plate out and the filter can be seen way down in the bottom.
Use in hard to remove bolt - starter, transmission bellhousing, front crank bolt, lug bolts, etc. Excellent quality chrome breaker bar . 25 inches long, one half inch drive. Is built with chrome vanadium steel construction. The drive head swivels 180 degrees.
Diesel injector removal and replacement kit for all 4 and 5 cylinder 220D 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD models from 1970 to 1985. Kit includes the following:
* 1/2" DriveTorque wrench for setting proper specs upon re-installation
WILL NOT FIT 85 CALIFORNIA MODELS!! It will fit some 1985 Federal Models only.
Some of the most common auto transmission leaks on the early automatics come from the banjo bolts that connect the filler tube to the bottom of the pan and the two transmission coolers lines to the lower front transmission housing.
Excellent set of right and left air dam mounting clips as shown. When these break the dam may not come down properly or you may have problems closing the roof. Video instructions available separately. See related products below.
Great set of metric open end wrenches to get into those real tight places. Metric sizes from 10 to 19 mm. They use the standard 3/8 inch drive extension. We recommend a long LOCKING extension when using a crows foot to work at right angles in restricted space.
Good used sunroof air dam closing guide rail, complete with good plastic tabs intact on both ends. This fits right or left side and allows the sunroof to close the air dam before it reaches the edge of the roof.