If your Benz is older than 30 years then best to do some contraceptive sustenance. Keep a close eye on the brakes each year when you bring it out of storage. The best way to prevent brake problems is to change the brake fluid every 2 years and to drive the car at least once a month .
In this video Kent will show you the symptoms of dragging brakes, how to test for the problem, and show you how to address the problem. Remember it is not constantly a sticking brake caliper that can cause your brakes to “ drag. ” Do proper diagnosis BEFORE you order parts.
This 30 hour video covers the stick to :
- Monitoring the brake system
- How to test for dragging or sticking brakes
- Don’t jump to conclusions
- Never assume it has to be a brake caliper
- Checking all four wheels
- What are the issues
- What else can cause the brakes to “drag.”
- Testing the different components
- Inspecting rotors and pads
- Inspecting lines and hoses
- Testing for stuck caliper pistons
- Inspecting for rust and crud in the pad mounting areas
- Some advice on ordering parts
- How to test the hoses on the bench
- How to lubricate the important parts in the brake system
- How to do a modified gravity brake bleed / flush
- Why pressure bleeding may not work on these old cars
- Why you do not want to use the brake pedal pump method
- Reference to Kent’s four tank flush kit on his website
- How to flush / bleed without having an extra worker
- How to determine of both caliper pistons are moving
- Cleaning and lubricating the calipers and pads
- Best grease to use (see related products)
- Final Testing procedures
NOT COVERED: The actual refilling of the components is not covered in this video. This is a trouble-shoot and preventive service video. For details on replacing individual brake components see Kent ’ s manual listed in the relate products below :
Total Run Time: 30:28
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Brake Systems Troubleshooting Inspection and Repair by Kent Bergsma
Covers 1965 to 1995 110, 111, 112, 108, 109, 107, 114, 115, 116, 123, 126, 201, 124, and 129 Chassis victor cylinder, pads, rotors, calipers and elastic brake hoses .
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Brake Bleeding Equipment and Procedures by Kent Bergsma
Applies to all models and chassis listed below :
This 12 page instructional booklet by Kent Bergsma ( 8.5×11 page size ) covers brake bleeding equipment and procedures for all model Mercedes from the mid 1950s to the mid 1990s. This covers chassis Ponton 110 111 112 113 108 109 114 115 116 107 116 123 126 201 and 124 .
Complete Pressure Brake Bleeding and Flushing Kit w/ Instructions
For use on most Mercedes from 1968 to 2004 ( 6 ) See List – UPS Ground Shipping ONLY ! – 25 minute Video instructions now included
For use on most Mercedes from 1969 to 2006 ( see exceptions below ) – up Ground Shipping ONLY ! Buy the complete kit and save $ $. This is about everything you need to do a fast, clean and effective brake fluid flush on your older Mercedes Benz passenger car .
Pentosin DOT4 Brake Fluid – One Liter
Higher performance Fluid – directly substitute for DOT 3 – All Models
admonitory : Can only ship inside the USA via UPS GROUND. If you have other items in your haul do not choose expedite embark or US postal service ! high Performance low moisture absorbing DOT brake fluid.
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Ceramic Brake Pad and Slide Lubricant ( Paste ) – The Best!
extreme high temp and moisture resistance keeps this paste in place ! Best brake pad make noise eliminator .
This is the Permatex Brand Extreme Brake Parts Lubricant. 100 percentage synthetic recipe with ceramic solids. It resists moisture and corrosion and will not wash out. Lasts longer than any other caliper dirt. Silences brake randomness across a a lot wider temperature image.