How do I recharge my Mercedes AC?

How do I recharge my Mercedes AC?

Open the hood of your VEHICLE and locate the low-pressure AC service port and remove the cap. Attach the refrigerant gauge to the service port. You will need to press and hold the quick-release at the end of the hose, insert it on the AC charging port then release it.

What is a low-pressure port?

The low-side service port is a quick-connect fitting that provides access to the low-pressure side of the A/C system. This port is used to evacuate and fill the A/C system in-service conditions, although sometimes the A/C system is evacuated and/or filled from the low-side service port in the assembly plant.

Where is refrigerant in air conditioner?

copper coils
Air conditioners contain refrigerant inside copper coils. As refrigerant absorbs heat from indoor air, it transitions from a low-pressure gas to a high-pressure liquid. Air conditioning components send the refrigerant outside where a fan blows hot air over the coils and exhausts it to the exterior.

How do you add Freon to a Mercedes SL500?

How to add freon to your 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500: hook up the can of refrigerant (likely r-134a) to the low pressure port. When your compressor kicks on, add freon to the correct pressure.

What kind of a / C system does Mercedes SL500 have?

The A/C system in your SL500 consists of a compressor that is belt-driven, an evaporator and freon. If there is a problem with your compressor or evaporator, adding freon will not restore cooling.

Why is my Mercedes SL500 blowing hot air?

When the air conditioner in your 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 starts blowing hot air, you likely have a freon leak. Recharging the freon in your AC system is an inexpensive and easy first step to restoring the cooling capacity of your A/C system.

How long does it take to charge a Mercedes air conditioner?

Instructions on how to charge the A/C in your Mercedes-Benz This video shows how to recharge the air conditioner on your Mercedes-Benz. Charging the system with a refrigerant charging kit can take between 5 to 10 minutes depending on the system capacity.