E320 1999

Removal & Installation

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E-Class (210)



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions.
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  3. Drain air conditioning (recycle).
  4.  
  5. Remove bottom engine compartment paneling.
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  7. Disconnect refrigerant lines from condenser.
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  9. Remove auxiliary fan.
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  11. Remove air intake scoop.
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  13. Disconnect coolant overflow hose on radiator.
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  15. Unscrew screws.
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  17. Pull off clamps (arrows) and disconnect seal surrounding radiator from radiator.
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  19. Remove condenser together with seal surrounding radiator and remove condenser from seal surrounding radiator.

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    Fig. Condenser mounting

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  3. Replace the receiver/drier.
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  5. Tighten bolts/nuts to specification as follows:

    Line, compressor to condenser: 18 ft. lbs. (24 Nm)
     
    Line, condenser to receiver/drier: 13 ft. lbs. (17 Nm)
     

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  7. Evacuate, refill air conditioning and check for proper operation and tightness.
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