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Old 01-23-2013, 10:17 PM
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Source for W126 brake booster line

I have searched the webstore of the sponsor of this forum and other known Mercedes parts websites for a new brake booster vacuum line for my 1986 300SDL, The little white/black plastic valve in the line (which also provides vacuum to the engine shutoff) is broken. I have been told that you cannot buy the plastic part alone; you must buy the entire line.

Is this true? If I can buy just the plastic valve, where are they available? I see that there are people producing the entire line new for sale on a very popular auction site, so there must be a source for the parts. Any help would be appreciated.
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:36 AM
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Pick up the phone and call. They have access to lost not listed. I spoke to one person who knew what he was talking about.
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Old 01-24-2013, 12:07 PM
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My experience has been that the black plastic line is so brittle that you could not get it apart if you wanted to repalce the valve. I just went ahead and bought a new line from the dealer. Not cheap, but it fit and worked. Seems to me I paid around $50.
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Old 01-24-2013, 01:24 PM
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For your 300SDL it is:

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MB# 1264303029

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