Parts Catalog Accessories Catalog How To Articles Tech Forums
Call Pelican Parts at 888-280-7799
Shopping Cart Cart | Project List | Order Status | Help

Go Back   PeachParts Mercedes-Benz Forum > Mercedes-Benz Tech Information and Support > Tech Help

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 12-30-2001, 09:35 PM
Posts: n/a
What's the best manual for 124?

I want to pick up a DIY manual for my 95 wagon. What's the best one for this model?

Thanks - H
Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2001, 05:58 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Nov 2000
Location: Vernon, CT
Posts: 1,846
I don't think there are any aftermarket manuals for Mercedes after model year 1985. I know Haynes prints one for the W123 series, but I don't think they have printed ones for any newer models. I am not sure about Chiltons. The best of course would be the MB CD.
1999 MB SL500 (101,000 mi)
1983 Porsche 911SC (149,000 mi)
2004 Volvo V70 2.5T (205,000 mi)
2014 Tesla Model S 85 (75,000 mi)
PCA member
MBCA member
Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2001, 07:41 AM
Registered User
Join Date: Jan 2000
Location: New Bedford, MA USA
Posts: 1,583
Actually the best manual is the one you never have to use . Seriously, Haynes does produce a manual for the 124 with sections on the wagon. However, there is not a lot of meat in this book.
Jeff Lawrence
1989 300e
2000 Dodge Grand Caravan SE
No matter what you fix, there will always be something else to fix..
"Warranty" is just another way of postponing the inevitable.
Reply With Quote
Old 12-31-2001, 08:11 AM
Registered Diesel Burner
Join Date: Aug 2001
Location: Northern Virginia
Posts: 2,911
There is a pretty good deal going on EBay for a Haynes manual for the W124 chassis. It is euro-centric, but has some useful pictures and information on routine maintenance. Also covers some engine repair.

Go to EBay motors and use the advanced search function. Search on "124" in the parts section only. I suggest you use the "words to exclude" to enter "fiat" as the Fiat 124 is a popular model.

EBay seller "" sells this hardcover book for $20.99 routinely. Don't bid it up - another will come along shortly.

I have this book and the Mercedes CDROM and feel pretty well equipped - along with the tremendous help available here......

Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
83 240D Manual. Does anyone know the Shift Linkage adjustment specs? Carrameow Diesel Discussion 13 10-13-2018 05:29 PM
Diesel loyalist frustarted by today's dearth of Manual Transmissions... Carrameow Diesel Discussion 29 01-26-2005 08:36 PM
124 CD Manual? Pls check something for me Kyle Blackmore Tech Help 11 04-11-2003 10:33 AM
What manual transmission fluid should be used for 1981 240D? ericnguyen Tech Help 2 04-10-2003 08:28 AM
Upgrade from a manual slide-only sun roof to.....? MB190D Tech Help 1 01-27-2003 09:04 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:26 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.6.0
Copyright 2018 Pelican Parts, LLC - Posts may be archived for display on the Peach Parts or Pelican Parts Website -    DMCA Registered Agent Contact Page