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Technical Service Bulletin # 24-04-98

Date: 980417

A/C System - Performance Complaints

NO: 24-04-98

GROUP: Air Conditioning

DATE: Apr. 17, 1998

SUBJECT: 
A/C System Performance

MODELS:

1995 - 1998

(JA) Breeze/Cirrus/Stratus

1996 - 1998

(JX) Sebring Convertible

SYMPTOM/CONDITION:

A/C performance complaints and/or A/C compressor failure (seized) in high ambient temperatures (90°+ F). This condition is aggravated by start and
stop city driving and/or extended periods of idling with the A/C running.

DIAGNOSIS:

If the vehicle is operated in high ambient temperatures or A/C compressor has failed (seized) or system passes the Performance Test Procedure as
described on page 24-5 of the 1998 Breeze/Cirrus/Stratus Service Manual (Publication No. 81-270-8121) perform the Repair Procedure.

PARTS REQUIRED:

1

05011395AA

Kit, A/C Condenser
Contains: A/C Condenser
Foam Seals, Radiator to Condenser
Label, Refrigerant Charge Level

1

04796282AB

Kit, Retaining Strap Transmission Cooler

5

06502625

Retainer, Fascia

AR(1)

04886129AA

SP-15 PAG Oil

AR(1)

04883308

Air Seal, Radiator Right Side

AR(1)

04883308

Air Seal, Radiator Left Side

POLICY: Reimbursable within the provisions of the warranty.

TIME ALLOWANCE:

Labor Operation No:

24-45-05-93

Condenser Replace

1995-97 (JA)

1.4 Hrs.

1996-97 (JX)

1.4 Hrs.

1998 (JA,JX)

0.9 Hrs.

24-45-05-62

Optional Equipment-

1995-98 (JA)

0.2 Hrs.

Transmission Oil

1996-98 (JX)

0.2 Hrs.

Cooler Equipped

24-01-02-01

System Test,

1998 (JA,JX)

0.6 Hrs.

Recovery, &
Recharge-A/C

FAILURE CODE: P8 - New Part

Repair Procedure

This bulletin involves installing a revised A/C condenser and radiator air seals as necessary.

1.

Release hood latch and open hood.

2.

Remove refrigerant from the A/C system using a refrigerant recovery machine.

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