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Homemade Mercedes W123 Parking Brake Spring Tool


Mercedes W123 Parking Brake Spring Tool
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Stretch on peachparts.com
DESCRIPTION:
Homemade tool intended to facilitate work on the retainer that locks the parking brake springs on Mercedes type W123 vehicles. Consists of a flat-bladed screwdriver with a slot cut in it.
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Apr 01, 2014 4:37 PM
DIYer
Wish I'd seen this when I had my 123. Long nose pliers did work well enough, though this is more elegant.
Jan 08, 2014 12:41 PM
daveward
I have a tool buried somewhere deep out in the garage that I used for this purpose...seems mine has a part to account for the securing washer.  I'll go look at it.
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DIY Mercedes W123 Parking Brake Spring Tool - comment on how to build a Mercedes W123 Parking Brake Spring Tool - 2 comments
DIYer says:
Apr 01, 2014 4:37 PM
Wish I'd seen this when I had my 123. Long nose pliers did work well enough, though this is more elegant.

daveward says:
Jan 08, 2014 12:41 PM
I have a tool buried somewhere deep out in the garage that I used for this purpose...seems mine has a part to account for the securing washer.  I'll go look at it.

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