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Old 03-24-2001, 06:53 PM
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Is this air cell replacement job easy for an experienced do it yourselfer? Anyone help me with a quick outline on the procedure?
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Old 03-25-2001, 09:21 PM
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To replace the accumulator is not that hard. The one thing that you have to pay attention to is threading of the small line. I have seen a number of people cross-thread this line, this is a bad problem.
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Old 03-26-2001, 07:25 AM
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I did a posting on my experience replacing the cells on my 1989 560SEL. Do a search by my username.
I agree it could be easy to cross thread, especially if you are laying on your back in the driveway, not on a lift. Also, ensure you have metric line wrenches, as it is easy to strip off the fittings. Have fun!!
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