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Old 01-31-2003, 04:39 PM
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Post Streaming Mercedes Repair Videos

Just wanted to anounce a new site called RepairlFlix.com -- we are featuring Mercedes 123 Chassis Troubleshooting & Repair Streaming Videos. Most of the videos (at this time) feature the 300D and classic Desiels. More are being added all the time:

Adjusting your power antenna
Automatic antenna adjustment
Auxiliary fan replacement
Auxiliary heat pump replacement
Changing the air filter
Changing the oil and filter
Changing the transmission fluid and filter
Climate Control Unit repair
Drain the radiator
How to properly jack up your Mercedes
Pulling the radiator
Rear axle and differential
Removing the Instrument Cluster
Replacing the air cleaner mounting brackets
Replacing the engine thermostat
Replacing the fuel filters
Replacing the hood pad
Replacing the MonoValve
Sun Roof Retraction Tips
Trunk walk-through
Two really good sources for parts
Under the hood
VDO Odometer repair
Water Pump replacement tips

More and more added all the time!
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Old 01-31-2003, 09:03 PM
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Unlimited for 7 days eh?
What if it's not fixed in 7 days? Buy again I guess.
Maybe we ought to save up on repairs and all chip in for videos?

I like the one on ACC repair that says often no parts required. Did someone figure out how to rebuild these units without rebuilding them?

Just kidding.........

Actually a good idea but the 7 day thing could be a drag. Plus some user manual notes or something would be nice since my computer is not installed under the hood.
Just a thought.
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Old 02-05-2003, 09:35 AM
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Why pay for repair help videos, when all you have to do is ask the members for help.

I have worked on the 123 body for many years and it is one of the most basic cars out there. You can buy any tools necessary (most of the time used), and all repairs are straight forward.

I started working on them as a kid, and am sure that if anyone needed help they could simply ask myself or a lot of other members here for help.

The videos are a good idea as a last resort but things like changing, or adjusting the antenna are just soooooooo basic.

My two cents (or a buck and a half Canadian)
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Old 02-05-2003, 11:47 AM
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Can't fault the guy for trying to make an honest buck.
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Old 02-05-2003, 12:25 PM
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Thanks, we are just trying to provide instant information for those that would like to see and hear a quick easy solution at a reasonable price. Those that have used it, love it.
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Old 02-05-2003, 01:02 PM
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I think videos are great idea for servicing the benz for novices. Many times a picture or photo can explain way more than can be said in words.

Members may explain repairs that are above others experience and without photos are difficult to understand. It's easy to do many of these repairs when you've worked on the "auto" for many years.

No no one is being coerced to purchase this service as we are for government services we don't need or use.

Hopefully Qrome will make a lot of money on this service as "we" vote voluntarily with our wallet.

Our attitude needs to be appreciative that our market is a worhwhile investment for someone to risk their hard earned resources to offer this service to our humble interest. I am. Thanks!

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Old 02-05-2003, 05:01 PM
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Actually, the CCU repair video sounds intriguing.
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