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Late W123 and W126 Cigarette Lighter - USED

Fits 1981 to 1991 W123 and W126 - may fit others with similar design

Cosmetic replacement. Very nice looking cigarette light, but I have not tested so can not confirm if it works or not. I may work fine but can not guarantee. Priced accordingly. Not returnable. 

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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.


HD Diesel Engine Glow Plug Circuit Tester

Every diesel owner should have one of these in the trunk to quickly test glow plug functions

A 12 volt test light is a very handy tool to have when working on any car but it is particularly important if you have a old diesel. This tool will allow you to quickly determine if there is power getting to your glow plugs, and if not where the power is breaking down.

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Mercedes Ignition Switch Buzzer - On Demand Video

How to Replace a Mercedes Ignition Key Lock Buzzer Switch - On Demand Video

When replacing a steering lock this little black switch can be a pain to get off

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. 

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Using Lipo Batteries - On Demand Video

How to Use Small Lithium Polymer Batteries to Work on Your Car - On Demand Video

If you are into RC (radio control) you will already have these batteries and special charger

Tired of lugging around heavy batteries or battery boosters to test electrical components in your car? It does not have to be a Mercedes. It does not even have to be a car. Anything that runs off 12 volt DC power can be tested by these small, light weight but very powerful batteries.

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Mercedes 201 Power Seat Switch - On Demand Video

W201 Front Power Seat Switch Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

A step-by-step video on how to do it right - Bonus feature on modifying switches from other models.

If your power seat is not working it is hard to determine if it is a switch, a motor under or inside the seat, or a wiring problem. From our experience  xx % of the time the problem is in a worn out or failed electrical seat switch.

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Rear Power Window Test - On Demand Video

Troubleshooting Rear Door Power Window Failure

Electrical diagnosis can be done without removing door panel

If your rear door power window is not moving or the motor is not making any noise, it could be a failed motor, rear door switch, front switch or even a wiring problem. Trying to narrow down the problem can be frustrating unless you know the proper troubleshooting sequence.


Late Model Voltage Regulator for most M112 and M113 Engines

Fits V6 and V8 models 1998 to 2002 listed in description - Kent's detailed instructional video is included with purchase.

THESE ARE GENUINE BOSCH. Do not purchase the cheaper aftermarket regulators as we have found they do not last. This voltage regulator that bolts on to the back of your alternator. This is the common failure point and when it does you will not be getting any charge to your battery.

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Mercedes Late Voltage Regulator Replacement - On Demand Video Instruction

A guide on replacing a very important part on your later model Mercedes

The voltage regulator is a very inexpensive part that usually wears out between 110,000 to 130,000 miles. It is often neglected and Kent believes many alternators have been replaced over the years when all they needed was a $25 to $30 voltage regulator!!!

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Temperature Gauge Fix - On Demand Video

Faulty Engine Temperature Gauge Troubleshooting and Repair - On Demand Video

Learn from this challenge some basic automotive electrical troubleshooting procedures

If your engine temperature gauge is not reading at all, you need to fix it before you keep driving the car. To ignore this could lead to major engine failure, since you will have no way to get an adequate warning that your engine is about to overheat.

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W123 Easy Fuse Box Cover Removal and Replacement - On Demand Video

You would think this is easy until you get a W123 and try it yourself!

This is another small "frustration" for W123 diesel owners. The fuse box cover is mounted flat to the firewall behind and to the left of the brake booster. You can not just pull it straight out nor can you just push it straight back on.


Late 201 and 124 Chassis Early 140 Chassis Voltage Regulator

For later models with higher amperage alternator

New voltage regulator to fit the following 201 and 124 models listed below from 1990 to 1995. No instructions included but not difficult to replace.

Fits the following

1992 and 1993 190E 2.3 ONLY (Does NOT fit 2.6 models!)

1990 to 1995

Early Internal Square Voltage Regulator

Early Internal Square Voltage Regulator

Fits Early Pre 1980 Models -Direct replacement for rectangular box regulator

Works on most Early 116, 107, 114, 115 and early 123 models up to the end of the 1970s. This is a replacement for the Bosch rectangular voltage regulator (see image below) those cars that use an internal voltage regulator.


1990 to 1995 6 Cylinder Diesel Glow Plug Relay

For 126 chassis 350SD 350SDL, 124 Chassis 1995 E300D and 140 Chassis 300SD and S350 ONLY in those years

Special price only 6 available. New Aftermarket Glow Plug Relay for models and years listing. PLEASE NOTE: cover is not included. You will have to use that from your old relay. Easy install. No instructions included.


Late 616 617 Diesel High Performance Glow Plug Relay

1981 to 1985 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 300SD - Faster smoother starts in COLD WEATHER!

Looking for better-staring performance? Are your glow system lights not coming on on your dash even after replacing the glow plugs? It it taking way too long for the glow light to go out ( it should only be on 5 to 10 seconds)?


30 Amp Strip Fuse 2 pak- High Amp Draw Components

Primary use for fans and heating units on late 126 and 107 , 201 and 124 Chassis

Yes, there may be a fuse inside or outside your fuse box that controls your heater blower motor or another high amp draw electrical component. Most of the separate fuse holders require a 30 amp fuse. You may find a funny looking bent fuse inside your fuse box.


50 AMP Glow Plug Circuit Strip Fuse - Sold Individually

For 1977 to 1983 240D

50 amp fuses were used on most 123 240D diesel glow plug systems due to the lower amp draw. 80 amp fuses will also work but some may choose to go with original spec. Check the number on the center of the fuse you are currently using. It should read either 50 or 80.


190D 200D 220D Early 240D Fast Glow Plug Upgrade w / Manual Push Button Control

All early 4 cylinder diesels 1961 to 1976 - override factory glow system -- PDF Digital Instructions included!

Tired of having to pull and hold the glow / starter knob on your old 110 or 115 chassis diesel? Hand getting tired? Waiting forever to get the glow plugs hot enough to start the engine? Wish the glow plugs would not burn out so often?


80 AMP Glow Relay Strip Fuse - 3 Pack

300D 300CD 300TD 300SD 300SDL 190D

Fits chassis 116 123 126 124 and 201 Diesels with pencil glow plugs, from 1978 to 1989. This includes the OM617, OM601, OM602, and OM603 engines.  They also work on 1977 to 1979 300D 300CD and 300TD with series glow plugs. This pack includes three individual fuses.


Diesel PENCIL Glow Plug Relay Manual Override Kit

Alternative to expensive factory preglow relay on 1980 to 1993 diesels W116 W123 W126 W201 W124 and W140

Can be installed on the following models:  Please read carefully. All Turbo 116 and 126 300SD 1978 to 1985. All 123 turbo and non turbo 240D 300D 300CD 300TD 1980 to 1985. 1984 to 1989 201 190D. 1986 to 1991 126 300SDL 350SD and 350SDL. 1986 to 1993 124 300D and 300TD.


Early 300D 300CD 300TD Non-Turbo Glow Relay Manual Override Kit w/ Upgrade Plugs

1975 to 1979 5 cylinder non-turbo models - PDF Digital Instructions included!

Fits the Following, 1975 to 1976 ONLY 115 chassis 300D and 123 chassis 300D 300CD and 300TD from 1977 to 1979 with series style loop glow plugs. SVO / WVO applicable. If you are tired of glow plug problems, then this kit is made for you.

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W123 Battery Removal Easy Method and Under Tray Inspection Alert - On Demand Video

How to prevent damage to the battery, the car and your back when removing that big battery

This is another small "frustration" for W123 diesel owners. The diesel requires a big and heavy battery that is not as easy to remove and replace as you would think. If you are not careful, you can tweak your lower back lifting one out of the car.

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Waking Up an Old Benz That Has Sat for Years Part 2 - On Demand Video

After getting the engine running what's next?

When an old Mercedes ( or any other car for that matter ) has sat idle for over a year it can be a challenge to get it safely back on the road again. If it has sat idle for more than 5 years you may find it difficult to even get the engine running.

Currently out of stock.

Early 1980's Climate Control Push Button and Wheel Assortment

For most 380SL, W123 300D Turbo, W126 300SD, etc. View 2nd picture to confirm

Replace worn or broken push buttons or temp wheel.  Only one available. What you see is what you get. See picture below to confrim.


1977 to 1985 W116 R107 W123 and W126 Electric Auxiliary Fan

Replace that noisy annoying fan with new! For 450SEL, 450SL, 450SLC, 300SD, 380SEL, 380SL, 380SLC, 240D, 300D, 300CD, 300TD, 280E and 280CE

This is a high-quality ACM aftermarket part. The fan runs smooth and air movement is very strong.

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Single Wire O2 Sensor Installation Instructions - On Demand Video

For 1980 to 1985 gas 6 and 8 cylinder models with oxygen sensor installed.

Is your old gas engine running a little rough? There could be lots of reasons for this but if you have good compression, good plugs and wires you might consider replacing your O2 sensor even if your warning light is not showing up. This is an easy DIY job.


1981 to 1985 6 and 8 Cylinder Single Wire O2 Sensor Installation Kit

Fits 280E 280CE 380SL 380SEC 380SE 380SEL 500SL 500SEL with oxygen sensor installed

This is a part that hardly ever gets changed and it is an easy DIY job if you can access under your Benz. Make sure your model fits those described and has an O2 sensor installed. You can confirm that by the existance of a o2 sensor warning light on your dash.


1978 to 1985 W123 300TD Station Wagon Hirschmann Power Antenna - Refurbished

This is the newer updated antenna with the more efficient tooth tail antenna mast. Simplified 3 Pin wiring will fit a 5-pin plug with LARGE pins. Confirm with pictures and description below.

Only one available. VERY GOOD CONDITION. Completely cleaned, lubricated, and tested with new antenna mast installed. Has the more reliable toothed antenna mast.

Currently out of stock.

1981 to 1991 W126 Sedan and Coupe REBUILT Cruise Control Amplifier

For all W126 300SD 380SE 380SEC 500SEL 420SEL 560SEL 560SEC 300SE 300SEL 350SDL

Rebuilt and sealed unit by a professional electronic component rebuilder. Replacing this unit will solve most BUT NOT ALL cruise control problems on your W126 Mercedes.

Currently out of stock.

1981 to 1985 R107 380SL REBUILT Cruise Control Amplifier

Our experience has shown 70% to 80% of cruise control problems are related to failure of this unit - NO CORE CHARGE!

Rebuilt and sealed unit by a professional electronic component rebuilder. Replacing this unit will solve most BUT NOT ALL cruise control problems on your 380SL roadster.


1981 to 1985 W123 300TD Wagon Rear Wiper Motor Assembly

This is a low time unit. No cracks, no adverse wear, exceptional -Refurbished. Fully cleaned lubricated, and tested.

This is one of the nicest I have seen both inside and out. Complete with the attachment through the rear glass hardware. Kent will also include at no extra charge his on-demand video on restoring one of these. This will show you how to remove and replace it in your wagon.


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W123 300TD Wagon Rear Hatch Wiper Motor Assembly Service and Repair - On Demand Video

For all 1978 to 1985 Estate Station Wagons - Remove - Inspect - Service - Repair - Overhaul - Reinstall. Kent covers it all.

I think well over half of all W123 wagon rear hatch wiper assemblies are either stuck, broken, inoperative, noisy or just won't part properly. The main reason for all these failures is lack of service ( ie lubrication ). It just never gets done.


Late R107 450SL N.O.S. Engine Instrument and Dimmer Switch.

Fits 1977 to 1980 450SL and 450SLC. Oil pressure gauge has been removed and is NOT included.

BRAND NEW!  never on a car. You can used for parts or just cut off and use the new dimmer switch on your LS.  No oil pressure!


Late W116 Plastic Housing Hirschmann Power Antenna Complete - Refurbished

Later replacement with toothed antenna mast - Fits 1977 to 1980 280S 280SE 450SE 450SEL and 300SD

 Very good later version Hirschmann antenna as shown ( factory replacement for the initial all aluminum antenna. Complete with inside braket and fender mounting hardware. Fully cleaned and lubed with new antenna mast installed. Very smooth operation.

Currently out of stock.

1982 to 1985 W123 300D REBUILT Cruise Control Amplifier

Our experience has shown 70% to 80% of cruise control problems are related to failure of this unit - NO CORE CHARGE!

Rebuilt and sealed unit by a professional electronic component rebuilder. Replacing this unit will solve most BUT NOT ALL cruise control problems on your turbo diesel 123 300D sedan.