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Condenser HVAC: Service and Repair

CONDENSER REPLACEMENT

TOOLS REQUIRED

J 39400-A Halogen Leak Detector

REMOVAL PROCEDURE

1. Recover the refrigerant. Refer to Refrigerant Recovery and Recharging.  See: Service and Repair/Procedures/Refrigerant Recovery and

Recharging

2. Remove upper tie bar. 

3. Remove the compressor discharge hose assembly bolt from the condenser.
4. Disconnect the compressor discharge hose assembly from the condenser.

5. Remove the evaporator tube nut from the condenser.
6. Disconnect the evaporator tube from the condenser.
7. Remove the insulator retainer bolts and the upper insulator retainers.
8. Remove the condenser from the vehicle.

INSTALLATION PROCEDURE

1. IMPORTANT:  If replacing the condenser, add the refrigerant oil to the condenser. Refer to Refrigerant System Capacities for system capacity

information.

Install the condenser to the vehicle.

Heating and Air Conditioning > Condenser HVAC > Component Information > Service and Repair

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