2005 SL55 amg ac compressor

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Make
Mercedes Benz
Model
SL55 amg
Year
2005
Miles
110000
Engine
5.5l supercharged
I blew the bearing off the ac compressor and I need to replace the whole compressor due to the OD being chewed up. There is one mounting bolt under the compressor that is about a half inch off the bottom frame of the car. Is there a way to get around from having to remove the front subframe to access that one bolt? Then it looks like I would have to remove the ABC to get to the coolant lines. How do you go about bleeding ABC system?
 

nickb2

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I have not done a supercharged yet in the AC dept, but I have had a few in my bay overtime, enough to know you do not need to lower anything. I just checked my alldata, and they do not mention that either. .

No choice to remove the fan shroud, and that is what takes the most time really, cuz labor time for this is only 1.8hrs for warranty, or 2.9 standard.

Power steering pump also needs to go, but a part from that, just unfasten the offending bolt and leave it in there and don't forget to do the same with the new comp. You should be golden after that.