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Can not find the recharge valve, 60,000, havent noticed any

Customer Question

Can not find the recharge valve
JA: How many miles are on the car? Have you noticed any leaks lately?
Customer: 60,000
JA: What is the model of your '60 Mercedes?
Customer: havent noticed any leaks
JA: Are you hoping to fix this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Yes, nothing
JA: Anything else you think the mechanic should know?
Customer: This is a 2000 c230 MB Kompressor
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Mercedes
Expert:  Kevin replied 8 months ago.

Hi im kevin ac low pressure refill valve is number 22 in picture

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
The diagram is not enough. I tried to find it with no luck. Youtube has a better and free answer.
I need specific location for the valve in my car. A photo of the engine of a similar car as mine showing the valve could be a better answer.
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 8 months ago.

Hello, different tech here, the recharge valve is under the flap on the front passenger side of the radiator support, also on the drivers side fender area. i will attach a picture, sorry that last diagram was not accurate at all.

Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 8 months ago.

here you go, let me know if this helps. Please take a second and click the stars at the top of the screen to rate me so i may receive my credit , 5 stars is ideal , please request me in the future.
Keep in mind then when you rate it does not end our conversation. you can still return here to me for follow up information if needed, Lou P.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Did not receive the picture.
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 8 months ago.

click the last link i sent

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Please, the engine is too complicated and a diagram does not help, I want a picture, a photo.
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 8 months ago.

Erat that is as clear as it gets man, let me see what i can do. bear with me. this system is super easy.

Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 8 months ago.

here, this is the BEST picture i can make for the valves.

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Not quite, your photo and my car are different.
See attached photo
Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 8 months ago.

ahhhhh gotcha . sorry i was on the next model year, ok ill get them too you.

Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 8 months ago.

here you go.

Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 8 months ago.

that should be exactly what you need ,sorry for the confusion and appreciate the patience

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Man, as I explained before a diagram is not enough, I need a photo. Besides your diagram says it is for a C280 and my car is a 2000 C230. If you can not comply let me know so I look somewhere else.
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Expert:  Lou P. master tech replied 7 months ago.

You know if you would just go out to the car and compare the diagram you would see the valves. Valves are in the same spot whether the Inline 4 or inline 6. I will try one more time.

Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I still can not find where the gas could be charged, which I think should be the low pressure valve.. Repeat, repeat I can not work with diagrams for other cars.