Mercedes-Benz
SL500
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Poor AC Performance Due to Refrigerant Loss on Mercedes-Benz SL500

Problem Description and Possible Solution

A refrigerant leak may develop from one or more of the following AC components: AC compressor, hose manifold for the compressor, or the evaporator core. The loss of refrigerant can cause poor AC performance. Our technicians tell us that proper leak diagnoses should be performed in order to determine the cause of any refrigerant loss.

Problem Data
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Average mileage: 96,157 (85,315–107,000)
9 model years affected: 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, more1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002
11 people reported this problem
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A/c leak and oil leak at the top of the engine. CD player won't open to put CD's in.
A/C evaporator leak and compressor failure resulted in low refrigerant and no a/c and with compressor noise.