AC receiverdrier replacing

The A/C receiver/drier is mounted in the rear of the left front wheel housing.

The receiver/drier must be replaced when; -There is dirt in the A/C system;

-The compressor has seized or has been replaced for any reason; -The condenser or evaporator are replaced for any reason; -The A/C system is leaking and there is no more refrigerant; -The A/C system was open for 24 hours or more.

— Following manufacturer's instructions, connect an approved refrigerant recovery/recycling/recharging unit to A/C system and remove refrigerant.

Disconnect and plug refrigerant lines (arrows).

— Remove hose clamps used to mount receiver/drier to inner fender panel.

— Remove receiver/drier.

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Installation is reverse of removal.

• Be sure there is sufficient oil in receiver/dryer. See table below.

• Before recharging, evacuate system for at least 30 minutes.

• Recharge system following equipment manufacturer's instructions.

CAUTION—

Always replace O-rings when reconnecting refrigerant lines.

Tightening Torque

• Refrigerant line to receiver/dryer: 5/8 in. fitting 14 - 20 Nm (10 -14 ft-lb)

A/C System Capacities

Component

Oil capacity

Refrigerant (R-12):

Total system capacity

1350 gr. (47oz.)

A/C lubricating oil:

Compressor

50 gr. (2.0 oz)

Evaporator

40 gr. (1.6 oz.)

Condensers

20 gr. (0.8 oz.)

Receiver/dryer

10 gr. (0.4 oz.)

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