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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?
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.