— Following manufacturer's instructions, connect an approved refrigerant recovery/recycling/recharging unit to A/C system and remove refrigerant.
Do not discharge/charge the A/C system without proper equipment and training. Damage to the vehicle and personal injury may result. Read warnings and cautions given earlier.
— Disconnect negative (-) battery cable. See 030 Maintenance.
— Remove expansion valve as described earlier.
— Loosen hose clamp and detach large air duct at top of evaporator housing.
^ Disconnect evaporator blower harness connector (1).
— Remove both support brackets (2).
— Gently pull evaporator temperature probe (3) out of base of evaporator and lay aside without damaging duct.
— Remove evaporator assembly from well.
— Remove spring clips securing lower evaporator housing to upper housing. Remove upper housing.
— Remove, service and replace blower motor or evaporator, as needed.
— Installation is reverse of removal.
• Be sure there is sufficient oil in evaporator. See table below.
• Before recharging, evacuate system for at least 30 minutes.
• Recharge system following equipment manufacturer's instructions.
Always replace O-rings when reconnecting refrigerant lines.
• Refrigerant lines to expansion valve or evaporator
A/C System Capacities
Refrigerant (R-12): Total system capacity
1350 gr. (47 oz.)
A/C lubricating oil: Compressor Evaporator Condensers Receiver/dryer
50 gr. (2.0 oz) 40 gr. (1.6 oz.) 20 gr. (0.8 oz.) 10 gr. (0.4 oz.)
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