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, I'm going to change the right front strut. I'm told I

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Customer: I'm going to change the right front strut. I'm told I need to pull the compressor fuse. Is this true ?
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Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Marty replied 1 year ago.

Hi, yes it's a good idea to remove the fuse so the compressor does not turn on while you have the suspension apart. Do you need the fuse location? Is this an S class Mercedes? Can you post the vin number?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ii WOULD LIKE THE LOCATION OF THE FUSE, i FOUND AND OPEND THE BOX COVER,it's a 2003 sl500, vin number is *****
Expert:  Marty replied 1 year ago.

Ok, you have posted a vin number for a 2003 SL500. This car does not use an air compressor for the suspension it uses a tandem power steering pump. There is no need to remove any fuses when replacing a suspension strut on the SL.

Expert:  Marty replied 1 year ago.

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