I did a write up of how a used a similar $25 junkyard compressor from a
rice burner into the 10PA17 for the SDL. It is in the archives about
2006 or 2007
I had to reuse the clutch from the MB compressor. That was how I dealt
with a leaky seal.
Dan Penoff via Mercedes <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
December 1, 2016 at 6:48 PM
Well, the verdict on the 350SDL’s AC is in, and the dye tells it all -
leaking shaft seal on the compressor.
So I’m wondering how difficult replacing the shaft seal on one of
these could be. I’ve looked at a couple of examples online and it’s
certainly a straightforward job, the only real specialty item being a
shaft seal protector, if that.
Anyone done a shaft seal on one of these, and if so, how difficult is
it? I can’t see replacing a whole compressor just because the seal is
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