Waking Up An Old Benz That Has Sat For Years Part 1 - On Demand Video

Kent covers what you may have to do first with the engine and fuel system

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. 

Waking Up An Old Benz That Has Sat For Years Part 1 - On Demand Video
On Demand Video

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In this video Kent goes over the procedures he uses to "wake up" a 1990 300SEL that has not run in over 7 years. He found a number of problems. You will be surprised to learn all the things he had to do to just to get this car started. This is Part 1 of a 2 part series and covers what may be required to get a gasoline engine running after years of sitting.

Related Repair Details NOT included: Only the fuel system and getting the engine running is addressed here. No other age related issues are covered in this video.

Chassis/Models Used in Production: W126 with 6 cylinder gas engine

Applies to the Following Chassis/Models: All models with gas engines. Some principles, but not all, may apply to diesel engines.

Total Run Time: 12:34

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