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Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Leaks From Hose that Connects to Receiver Drier May Cause Poor AC Pperformance

Mercedes-Benz CLK320 Problem
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Model Years Affected: 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002

Average Mileage: 111,521 mi (34,000 mi - 198,564 mi)


Poor AC performance may be caused by a refrigerant leak from the hose that connects the receiver drier to the AC condenser.

  • Visitor, , 34,000 mi

    leak at the compressor required replacement of the compressor

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  • AC stopped blowing cold air. Two separate technicians diagnosed the repair and recommended a new A/C Compressor, however both determined that the AC Drier was not damaged and did not require replacement (saving me $250-300. Repair costs quoted by both were approx $950. The repair actually costs $979.

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