Some people extend their change intervals to. Step 1 Fuel Return Line As shown. I kind of lean towards the discs I have as the genuine startek ones and not ebay. Learn to change yours today, and extend the life of your pump and steering gear box. If, as you drive or rough roads, you hear a lot of rumbling or clunking from the rear of the car the first place to check is the sway bar links.
Introduction The injector hard lines deliver fuel from the injection pump to the injectors are very high pressures; well over 1000 psi! Introduction From fluid leaks, to aged suspension components, to rust there are many items, big and little, to check when you are considering buying a W123 Diesel. As always when dealing with automotive fluids you should wear the proper protective gear, such as gloves and glasses. The motor used in this disassembly suffers from a jammed mast. Unfortunately there's no easy way to repair these actuators; your best bet is to find a good used actuator or a new one and replace it. One common item that leaks is the vacuum operated lock actuators. Remove the phillips screw and put the trim and insert aside.
This is by far the most common reason for odometer failure. I have the cd's that came with the car purchase, but for a compability reason of somekind, they don't work on my pc. At first, none is allowed through; this helps the engine warm up faster to the proper operating temperature. A blown fuse can often be the culprit for what seems to be larger electrical problems. It just links to files like Google which is available on the internet.
Introduction The fuel sending unit works off resistance as a float moves up and down a fragile set of wires inside the float tube that makes up the body of the unit. After opening it, the plastic gears appear to be in good shape. Introduction The power window regulators in the W123 cars are powered by a motor with a gear that moves corresponding gears on the regulator. Normally the hoses are what wear out and need to be replaced, but sometimes you'll have a need to replace the hard lines. Step 1 How to Change Mercedes W123 Power Steering Fluid and Filter Jack up the front of the car so you can turn the steering wheel while the car is stationary.
When replacing your rear pads, be sure to check your rotors for excess wear. You'll better know what you're g. Introduction The fuel sending unit on your car, once removed, can be disassembled for cleaning and inspection before replacing it. The way to do this is to flush the old fluid out of the system using fresh fluid. In short, this means it literally draws in water from the surrounding environment. Some manuals have plastic front and rear covers to minimize greasy finger prints while handling.
While each of these can be fixed on your. Does it turn when cool out, but not when it's hot outside? It's not unexpected, therefore, to find that you might have saggy foam, broken springs, stuck seat rails, broken seat handles, torn fabric, cracked leather, or torn vinyl, or a host of other issues. Step 1 Checking Power Steering Fluid in your Mercedes W123 Your power steering fluid reservoir is located within the pump which is on the right side of your engine, when facing it from the front of the car. For this reason you'll want to change your oil pretty religiously. These motors are very robust and when a window is not moving up and down properly it's often the regulator, not the motor, that is the problem. This guide should help with this task.
Introduction Did you know that brake fluid is hygroscopic? You are allowed three downloads per each purchase. Introduction Don't let a leak trunk lock actuator get you down. Step 1 Power Steering Low Pressure Hose See the power steering low pressure hose where. Does it turn slowly i. Introduction That's right, there is another filter in the tank on your W123! Step 1 Remove Existing Door Handle Trim Carefully pry out insert using the small gaps at the front. We have three types of Instruction Manuals that Kent Bergsma has produced to help you repair and maintain your Mercedes.
The rubber hoses will eventually become brittle, and could begin leaking at their ends or may even crack and leak along their length. Introduction No one likes a leaky house! Chief among them are the antenna mast jamming up, seizing the electric motor, or the internal gears that move the shaft break from lack of lubrication. These Manuals are Compatible with many Browsers Including: Chrome Explorer Safari etc. Introduction After many decades the grounds of your W123's electric system may become corroded. Wired in parallel as they are, they can keep functioning well enough to start your car even with one bad plug. You will love having a properly working trunk lock; it makes life much easier, and locking your key in the trunk almost impossible.
Introduction It's important to check the fuses on your W123 car, especially if you haven't in a long time or if the car is new to you. Introduction If you have diagnosed your problematic power window operation in your W123 as being caused by the regulator itself, or the regulator motor, the regulator will need to be removed from the door for inspection and testing. Introduction The calipers on your car are what push the pads in to the rotors when you hit the brakes. When it reaches its proper operating temp the thermostat is fully open, allowing full coolant flow. This is especially helpful since 1 replacement parts are very expensive new from Mercedes and 2 used parts are just as likely to be faulty as the unit in your car currently. On the right side of this screen it has Document not found! The Mercedes W123 is a range of executive cars produced by German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz between 1976 and 1985.