w124 speedo cable RHD

chisel

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Hi all,
I've ordered a speedo cable for a w124 mb300e but it came for the left hand drive version, this is a problem as I need a right hand drive.
I'm having trouble locating the part or even finding the part number. Can anyone oblige? and does anyone need a left hand drive speedo cable? I paid £18 but to send it back to latvia I've been quoted £15 :oops: heavens above...
All I wanted was the plastic bolt on the cable so I was thinking of bastardising this one but it would be a right faff.
 

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I think you may be looking for A1245400568, 2m long rather than 1480mm for LHD.
 
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If you need the number i have a new original Mercedes speedo cable on my garage wall with the number on it .
thank you guys, the one i’ve bought is 710mm, goes straight to the peddle on lhd as aposed to having to travel across the top of the engine. I’ll do a search with that number and report back. Thanks again
 
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no joy with that one, it’s the wrong type, i need uk version of this one
Genuine SWAG Accelerator Cable Fits MERCEDES W124 91-95 1243006630
the correct length from recollection is @ 1400mm
it doesn’t like me posting pictures from my camera on here for some reason
 

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I'm surprised that a 300E would have a cable. I do understand that the diesels cars do but was under the impression that the gasoline powered cars got electronic speedometers since 1980
 

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Ok that's an accelerator cable, not a speedometer cable.
 

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View attachment 105369 this is the cable it has in it. it obviously it needs to be 1400/1700mm
A very annoying description: "Genuine SWAG".

No more useful than "Genuine Lidl", "Genuine Poundshop" or "Genuine Cheapandcheerfulandmadeinasweatshop".

When buying outside the MB network, I would only trust "Genuine Mercedes" or "NOS (New Old Stock", ideally with photo or MB logo and part number.

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A very annoying description: "Genuine SWAG".

No more useful than "Genuine Lidl", "Genuine Poundshop" or "Genuine Cheapandcheerfulandmadeinasweatshop".

When buying outside the MB network, I would only trust "Genuine Mercedes" or "NOS (New Old Stock", ideally with photo or MB logo and part number.

The EPC and your VIN should reveal the correct, RHD cable part number for your car. Then consult the MB network suppliers, AutoDoc or, for genuine MB, Teile-Profis.

 

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in 2010 we fitted a new speedo cable to our 1995 124 280 RHD. Just found the invoice. Part number MA124 540 05 68. £67.50 + VAT. Not sure if it will fit a 300e but it might give you somewhere to start
 

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euspares.co.uk have the same part number listed for a 300e. Interestingly they call it a Tacho cable but ours was definitely a speedo cable
 

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is it possible to down load a epc at all? or can i post my vin on here?
There is an EPC at this place:

Just type in you VIN and start searching. I've found it to be as good as the official MB one.

Good hunting.

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