Every service technician at German Car Depot is proficiently trained in each of Mercedes Benz Air Conditioner service and repair service. They utilize the latest information and top of the line specialty tools to get the job done, the first time.
Don’t lose your A/C service when you need it most. Air conditioning units tend to go unused through the cooler months of the year, only to be turned on the first hot day. This is the most vulnerable time for any type of A/C unit. Having your A/C serviced before its first use of the summer will guarantee cold air on that hot day.
These vital service components to your Mercedes Benz climate control system are often the most expensive service parts to replace. Your evaporator is in charge of turning the cooling chemical into a usable gas, while the condenser brings it back to liquid for cooling. The compressor creates pressure in the system, allowing everything to work together to keep your car cool. Servicing these components will increase their lifespan and to prevent costly repairs.
Mercedes Benz AC Freon Pressures
The compressor in your Mercedes Benz A/C system builds positive pressure within the service system in order to operate properly. It’s important to control these pressures. Too little pressure and you get no cold air. Too much pressure and your compressor gets destroyed. There is a high and low side to these pressures. The low side being around 35-45 PSI, high side around 185-230 PSI. Ask our team about checking your freon and condensing fan motors the next time you’re in for service!
In order to keep your Mercedes Benz cool on hot days, you need a full supply of refrigerant. If your A/C isn’t cooling well, more than likely your refrigerant levels are low. Let our service experts at German Car Depot check your levels. Keeping your refrigerant full will optimize car service efficiency, keeping you cooler and saving gas. Low refrigerant levels can also be a sign of leakage. If the A/C in your Mercedes Benz isn’t cold, have the system checked for leaks before filling.
Condenser Fans / Radiator Fans
The fans on your Mercedes Benz A/C system are in charge of pulling hot air out of the liquid used to cool your car. As part of our maintenance service, the German Car Depot technicians look over these car fans, checking for cracks or damage. You should replace your car fans should cracks or damage be found.
Hoses & Valves
Part of the A/C climate control in your Mercedes Benz car consists of A/C hoses and valves. Hoses transfer your refrigerant – freon to necessary locations, while valves open and close to regulate movement. Cracks or damage to these service components can easily cause leakage, lowering or stopping your car systems efficiency. Our technicians at German Car Depot are trained to notice these kinds of damages, and will make car recommendations should they be found.
Now that you know the common Mercedes Benz car A/C Components, you can better plan your maintenance. If you run your A/C constantly it’s important to have it serviced before going out. Maintenance and repairs are often more affordable to have done before they are a bigger problem.
It is not uncommon for your Mercedes Benz A/C system to make noises. While your A/C Clutch system switches on and off during cooling, it can make a slight popping noise. It is important however to have this inspected should it make a loud noise, or a constant noise. It is also possible for your A/C Idler Pulley to make noise when the bearings are going out. This is an easy fix when caught early, but can cause bigger problems should it malfunction or lock up. Always listen to your car, it will usually tell your when something’s not working properly.
Here is a list of common replacement parts for your Mercedes Benz Climate Control System:
A/C Expansion Valve
A/C Control Unit
A/C Idler Pulley
A/C Pressure Switch
A/C Receiver Drier
If your Mercedes Benz needs Air Conditioner servicing or repairs, bring it down to German Car Depot. Your car will be in the hands of a professional team with over 55 years combined experience, looking forward to meet all your Mercedes Benz’s needs.
These air conditioning systems require specialized knowledge and tools to properly service. The German Car Depot technicians have the experience, training and specialty tools to diagnose and repair even the most complicated of AC problems.
German Car Depot’s in house parts department maintains an inventory of commonly needed air conditioning replacement parts, this ensures the quickest possible turn-around time.
Driving in South Florida is usually way more pleasant with air conditioning. If you drive a Mercedes Benz, let German Car Depot help keep you cool behind the wheel. Please contact us so we can get your Air Conditioning fixed!