Fits all 126 chassis sedans 1981 to 1991. Depending on the type of regulator you have it may or may not apply to all four of your doors. Recommend you remove the door panel first to inspect (see below).
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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.
We are now offering a kit for almost all 116 and 126 chassis with 2 new tie rods and instructions (does not work on 6.9). Kit contains right and left tie rod assemblies as shown.
All 280SL 450SL 380SL 1972 to 1985. All 230SL 250SL 280SL. All 108 and 109 Sedan from 1965 to 1973 including 280SE/L 5.4 and 300SEL 3.5 and 4.5. All 114 and 115 sedans and coupes from 1968 to 1976 including 220D 240D and 300D. We are now offering a kit with 2 new tie rods.
In this video Kent shares his technique for removing a padded steering wheel on most 107, 114, 115, 116, 123, 126, and 201 to 1985 chassis. These are the models WITHOUT an airbag.
This is an above average used and working potentiometer (dash dimmer switch). Fits only W123 chassis. We only have a few of these left. Each one was taken apart by Kent and cleaned up and inspected. No corrosion or lost wire. NOT PERFECT. They do not work as smoothly as brand new.
It has been said, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure" and so it is when working on older cars. Over the years I have seen so many component failures and other problems related to lack of lubrication that I am on a quest to rid the old car world of this malady. I see failures and pro
Good sunroof cable as shown. Only fits years and models listed. Good cable and good plastic slides. Cable will need to be cleaned and lubricated before installation. For information on cable removal and replacement please refer to the related products below.
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.
Ever wish you could find a good way to lube the door hinges on your old Benz? Maybe you have seen that little fitting wondering what it is, or maybe you have heard there is a special grease gun that can inject grease into that fitting?
The plastic seat adjustment handles are now one of the most common failure items on all 116 chassis sedans from 1973 to 1980 and all 123 chassis sedans, wagons and coupes from 1977 to 1985. It is just the nature of old plastic.
FITS THE FOLLOWING all 123 chassis from 1977-1985 which include the 230, 240D, 240TD, 280E, 280CE, 300D, 300CD and 300TD.
Fits all 116 diesel 300SD, and 123 240D 300D and 300CD and all 126 chassis diesels 300SD 300SDL 350SD/L. 1977 to 1991 (Does not fit wagons!). Wiill NOT work on 107 chassis. Receive a Related Bonus-Product FREE!
Good sunroof cable as shown. Only fits years and models of 126 sedans listed. Good cable and good plastic slides. Cable will need to be cleaned and lubricated before installation. For information on cable removal and replacement please refer to the related products below.
Digital 4 page PDF instructions. Detailed pictures and step by step instructions to assist you in completing the suspension guide rod bushing replacement.
Brand new lower front control arm brake support guide rod mount for left or right side. Fits all 300SD 380SE 420SEL 560SEL 300SDL 350SDL 126 chassis long Body Sedans and coupes from 1981 to 1991. Does not come with instructions.
If your 380SL or SLC key is stuck or is sticking this may be your only option for repair! New tumbler and key assemblies for these cars are no longer being made.New O.E. steering lock with special tumbler and two keys as shown.
This is the repair manual you 124 owners have been waiting for. Includes wiper motor removal instructions! If your blower motor has been intermittent or some days it will not come on until you drive for a while, your motor brushes are most likely at the end of their life.
Wouldn’t it be grand if there was a way to remove your ignition tumbler without a key - then easily start the car using a flat blade screw driver or needle nose pliers and drive away?
NEW and improved HD formula. This new formula has a thicker viscosity for easier application on vertical surfaces and when using fiberglass cloth.Miracle Paint is a unique moisture cured non-porous paint that bonds to rusted and corroded metals like no other coating.
Fits 126 Chassis sedans and coupes 380SE 380SEL 380SEC 500SEL 300SD 300SDL 350SD 350SDL 420SEL 300SE 300SEL 560SEC and 560SEL from 1981 to 1991. The best way to restore the original ride and feel of your Mercedes is to replace your shock absorbers with new Bilsteins.
FITS THE FOLLOWING all 123 chassis from 1977-1985 which include the 230, 240D, 240TD, 280E, 280CE, 300D, 300CD and 300TD. The best way to upgrade the original ride and feel of your Mercedes is to replace your shocks with new HEAVY DUTY Bilsteins.
NEW and improved HD formula. This new formula has a thicker viscosity for easier application on vertical surfaces and when using fiberglass cloth. Miracle Paint is a unique moisture cured non-porous paint that bonds to rusted and corroded metals like no other coating.
Fits all diesel Sedans AND coupes only from 1977 to 1999 (Does not fit wagons!) including chassis 116, 123, 126, 201, 124, 140 and 210 chassis. 190D 240D 300D 300CD 300SD 300SDL 350SD 350SDL 300D 2.5 and E300D 1977 to 1999. This is an important maintenance item.
NEW and improved HD formula.
When you remove the old sunroof panel (1985 and older) from you Benz you will probably notice that the edges of the vinyl have come loose from the metal strapping. You will allow notice just how dirty it is once you have it out of the car and into the light.
In this video, I will go over the procedure of removing and replacing the level control valve in your older Mercedes with Airmatic suspension. The work here will be performed on a 2000 W220 S500. Other models may have the valve located in a different position with slightly different mounting.
If both dash lights are not working including the lights in the upper center console the problem is most likely in the dimmer switch located on the back of the instrument cluster. This is also call the potentiometer providing variable resistance in the wiring to the bulbs.
The driver's side W124 under dash panel can be a little tricky to remove due to all the hidden fasteners. Without knowing where these are and how to get to them, removal can be frustrating and it is easy to break the plastic covers.
Fits the following: All 4 cylinder diesel engines from 1968 to 1985, including 201 Chassis 190D 2.2. For 220D 240D and 190D 2.2 Engines - FREE heat shield washers - PDF download instructions included.
If both dash lights are not working including the lights in the upper center console the problem is most likely in the dimmer switch located on the back of the instrument cluster. This is also called the potentiometer providing variable resistance in the wiring to the bulbs.
Manual sunroofs can have problems too. Just like their electrically operated counterparts, most often they will fail due to lack of lubrication. The number one failure point is a broken T handle. Number two is failure of the roof to close properly due to damaged felt feet and plastic slides.
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.
NEW and improved Miracle Paint HD formula. This new formula has a thicker viscosity for easier application on vertical surfaces and when using fiberglass cloth.
Replacing your oil cooler lines / hoses is a very important maintenance item on your older Mercedes diesel. Getting them on and off though is a different matter!
Fits the following: All 5 cylinder diesel engines from 1975 to 1985. For 300D 300TD 300CD 300SD, PDF instructions included. This is the critical inside wear part of the injector that delivers the fuel spray into the cylinder. These are direct replacement new fuel injector nozzles from Bosch.
1981 to 1985 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD Complete Ignition Lock and Tumbler Assembly - Assembled and Tested
If your key tumbler fails you will have to drill out your ignition lock to even move your car. When this happens you are better off buying a complete new assembly. You won't even be able to get the black cover cap off, or your old tumbler out.
NOTICE APRIL 2017: Due to the unreliabilty of many new aftermarket tumblers sold we will NOT sell the steering lock separately. We do not want you going through the pain and expense of installing a tumbler into a new steering lock only to have it "lock up" on you.
Kent explains why it is important to to remove and open up the motor assembly anytime you are replacing a damaged cable. On the bench he explains the workings of the motor and transmission and shows close up examples of what each of the different components do.
Any time you are removing and replacing your fuel injectors you will need to change the return hose and the heat shield crush washers. If you don’t, you will have leaking hoses and possible compression leaks at the injector nozzles.
This kit can help you apply the very best rubber and vinyl protectant in the world with efficiency and ease. It is great for that final detailing in the engine compartment to seal and protect all those plastic and rubber parts.
Removing the tilting sunroof panel is a little bit of a mystery to many owners. Since there are no exposed fasteners, at first glance it can appear to be very difficult to remove.
Our flexible brake hose kit includes front brake hoses, rear brake hoses, 1 liter high performance brake fluid, 9x11 mm Flare nut wrench, thread sealant, three pairs of nitrile gloves, and complete pictorial instructions.
Adjusting the power tilting sunroof is not difficult if you have the right knowledge and a couple alignment pin tools. Adjustment is not usually needed if the sunroof is working properly.
This is PART 1 of Kent’s three part video series on troubleshooting and repairing a very common shifting problem in the 1996 to 2006 Mercedes 722.6 five (5) speed automatic transmission. The entire video series is included free of charge when
This is PART 3 of Kent’s three part video series on troubleshooting and repairing a very common shifting problem in the 1996 to 2006 Mercedes 722.6 five (5) speed automatic transmission.
This is PART 2 of Kent’s three part video series on troubleshooting and repairing a very common shifting problem in the 1996 to 2006 Mercedes 722.6 five (5) speed automatic transmission.
If your key is starting to stick in the ignition pay attention! Better to replace the part before the key gets stuck leaving you stranded. Because of the lock out feature in these cars, if you can not turn the key on - you can not even move the car off the road.
Tilting power sunroof problems can be many. This is particularly true on roof mechanisms that have not received proper lubrication over the years. One of the first things that can fail is the power sunroof cable.
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.