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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Air Bag System Precautions -> Mercedes-Benz -> Arming
Vehicle: 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 5.0 V8 GAS

  • Ensure ignition is in OFF position and nobody is inside vehicle.
  • Connect SRS red electrical connectors.
  • If disconnected, connect battery ground cable.
  • From a safe positi...

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 1998-2000 -> Refrigerant Recovery
Vehicle: 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 5.0 V8 GAS

R-134a systems require the use of special service equipment designed specifically for R-134a systems. R-12 servicing equipment cannot be used on R-134a systems.

R-12 recovery stations cannot be used on R-134a systems. A separate recovery station must be used on R-134a systems. The refrigerants are not compatible and will contaminate the R-12 recovery station.

The use of refrigerant recovery and recycling stations allows the recovery and reuse of refrigerant after contaminants and moisture have been removed.

When using a recovery or recycling station...

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 1998-2000 -> Oil Charge -> 2.5 & 3.5 TL -> 3.5 RL -> 3000GT -> 4Runner -> 626 -> Accent -> Accord -> Acura -> Amigo, Rodeo & Trooper -> Audi -> Avalon -> B-Series Pickup -> BMW -> Boxster & 911 -> Cabrio, Golf, GTI & Jetta -> Camry & Camry Solara -> Celica & Echo -> Civic w/Nippondenso Compressor & CR-V -> Civic w/Sanden Compressor -> CL -> Corolla -> Diamante -> Eclipse -> Elantra & Triburon -> ES300 -> Forester & Legacy -> Galant -> GS300 & GS400 -> Hombre -> Honda -> Hyundai -> Impreza -> Infiniti -> Insight, Prelude & S2000 -> Integra -> Isuzu -> Jaguar -> Kia -> Land Cruiser -> Lexus -> LS400 -> LX450 & LX470 -> Mazda -> Mercedes Benz -> Miata -> Millenia -> Mirage -> Mitsubishi -> Montero -> Montero Sport -> MPV -> New Beetle -> Nissan -> Oasis -> Odyssey -> Outback -> Passat -> Passport -> Pickup -> Porsche -> Protege -> RAV4 -> RX300 -> Saab -> SC300 & SC400 -> Sienna & Tacoma -> SLX -> Sonata -> Subaru -> Supra -> Suzuki -> T100 & Tundra -> Tercel -> Toyota -> Volkswagen -> Volvo
Vehicle: 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 5.0 V8 GAS

Remove defective components. Add the proper amount of oil to each replacement component. Most recovery/recycling equipment will measure the amount of oil being removed. This is the amount of oil to be added back to the system, follow manufactures instructions provided with the recovery/recycling station.

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When replacing compressor drain old and new units. Add oil to new compressor equal to 5.0 oz. minus amount drained from old unit, but do not add more than 1.7 oz. of oil.

When replacing other system components add the following amount of new oil...

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Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 1998-2000 -> Evacuating System -> Using Charging Station -> Using Vacuum Pump
Vehicle: 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 5.0 V8 GAS

Using Vacuum Pump

Vacuum pumps suitable for removing air and moisture from A/C systems are commercially available. A specification for system pump down used here is 28-291/2 inches vacuum. This reading can be attained at or near sea level only. For each 1000 feet of altitude this operation is performed, the reading will be 1 inch vacuum higher. For example, at 5000 feet elevation, only 23-241/2 inches of vacuum can be obtained. The system refrigerant must be completely recovered before it can be evacuated. Damage to the vacuum pump will result if pressurized ...

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Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Mercedes-Benz -> Automatic Temperature Control Systems -> Diagnosis & Testing -> 16-pin Data Link Connector (DLC) -> 38-pin Data Link Connector (DLC) -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Actual Values -> C43, C230 & C280 -> C43, C230, C280, E55, E300, E320 & E430 -> CL600, S320, S420 & S600 & 1998-99 CL500 & S500 -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Component Diagnosis & Testing -> Diagnostic Test -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Memory -> E55, E300, E320 & E430 -> Electrical Test -> Electrical Tests -> Evaporator & Outside Temperature Sensors -> Function Tests -> Heat Exchanger & Interior Air Temperature Sensors -> Individual Flap Test -> SL500 & SL600 -> Test A -> Test B -> Test C -> Using Hand-Held Tester -> Using Impulse Counter Scan Tool -> Using Temperature Display Window -> Vacuum Tests
Vehicle: 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 5.0 V8 GAS

Refer to Figs. through for explanations of symbols, connections and steps included in charts.

Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

Using Impulse Counter Scan Tool
16-Pin Data Link Connector (DLC)
  • Connect impulse counter scan tool No. 124-589-19-21-00, or equivalent, ground circuit 31 black wire to socket No. 1, Fig. .
  • Connect ignition circuit 15 red wire to socket No. 16.
  • Connect yellow wire to diagnostic output socket of system being tested, Fig. .
  • LED "U-Bat" must light. If LED does not light, check voltage supply and to...

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Mercedes-Benz -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Cabin Air Filter, Replace -> CL600, S320, S430 & S600 & 1998-99 CL500 & S500
Vehicle: 1998 MERCEDES-BENZ SL500 5.0 V8 GAS

CL600, S320, S430 & S600 & 1998-99 CL500 & S500
  • Remove windshield wiper system as previously outlined under "Heater Core, Replace."
  • Remove water collector as previously outlined under "... "

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