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Old 12-20-2003, 10:55 AM
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Re-Sealing A/C compressor

Hi everybody,
I need some information about an A/C compressor because even if is still working fine I notice a small trace of oil near the clutch and I suspect that I have a gas leak from the shaft gasket. My car is a CLK 430 1998 and compressor is NIPPODENSO do you know where I can find a gasket-kit in Europe or some place in the USA able to send it to me? Many thanks to all because if not I have to go to MB dealer and I loose (an) arm and (a) leg for a rebuilt compressor......
Alberto
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Old 12-20-2003, 11:58 AM
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Very few places reseal nippondenso compressors successfully. I doubt you will be any different.

Some oil residue is normal at the front shaft. Are you low on refrigerant? Leave it alone untill you are sure you have a leak.
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Old 12-20-2003, 12:13 PM
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Thaks Steve,
I would like...............but i think that i am low of refrigerant because during the end of summer the air was not very cold, and i would like to fix it befor the new summer due to hot temperature in Gneva city ( around 35- 38 Degree in some days...)
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Alberto
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Old 12-20-2003, 01:06 PM
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Here's an article on one of the Porche boy's Nippondenso rehab. FWIW. http://www.pelicanparts.com/techarticles/911_Nippondenso_rebuild/911_Nippondenso_rebuild.htm
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