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Air-conditioning system discharged
General mechanic's tool kit:
General Safety Instructions
Air conditioner system must be discharged,
prior to replacing components.
Air conditioner system must be discharged, prior to replacing
components in vapor system. Failure to do this may result in
injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
Cover or plug all open hoses and connections immediately after
disconnection to prevent contamination. Remove all plugs prior to
The following procedure applies to vehicles with R-134a
Remove moisture seal (9) from evaporator outlet tube (11) and control tube (12).
Loosen clamp (10) and slide control tube (12) from clamp (10).
Remove expansion valve pressure tube (6) and O-ring (7) from outlet tube (8). Discard O-ring (7).
Remove expansion valve (3) and O-ring (4) from lower tube (5). Discard O-ring (4).
Remove expansion valve (3) and O-ring (2) from inlet tube (1). Discard O-ring (2).