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Sprinter Recharge A/C with Freon

This guide provides instructions on how to charge the Sprinter air conditioner using an AC Recharge Kit. This applies to Mercedes, Dodge, Freightliner Sprinter 2500, and 3500 vans.

Sprinter Recharge A/C with Freon
DIY COST $20-$30
DIFFICULTY Intermediate


What you will need


  1. Park the Sprinter on level ground. Set the parking brakes.recharge sprinter ac
  2. Next, open the hood. Pull the hood release under the dashboard to open the hood.
  3. Locate the air conditioner charging port on your Sprinter.
  4. Start the engine and allow it to idle. start sprinter engine
  5. Turn on climate control. Set the blower fan speed to maximum. Set temperature to the coldest setting.
  6. Connect your A/C recharge kit. ac port
  7. Recharge your Sprinter A/C system but make sure to follow all instructions that came with your A/C recharge kit.


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Safety Tips

Auto Repair Safety Notes


Tips on recharging the A/C System

  •  Always wear safety glasses when performing work on the A/C system. 
  • Do not get any refrigerant on your skin as it freezes quickly.
  • Follow all instructions that are included with your AC recharge kit and read every canister’s warnings carefully.
  • Do not release refrigerant on the envrionment.