14-27.11. AIR-CONDITIONING COMPRESSOR REPAIR (R-134a) (Cont'd)
Look through fill plug (10) hole in compressor (12) and rotate front clutch plate (1) with ratchet and
socket to position internal compressor parts, as shown. Planet plate should be positioned so that
dipstick can be inserted to full depth.
Insert the dipstick to its stop position, as shown. The stop is the angle near the top of the dipstick.
The point of the angle must be to the right, and the bottom surface of the angle must be flush with
the surface of the filler hole.
Remove dipstick from compressor (12) and count number of increments oil level is up to on dipstick.
Oil level should be between six and eight increments on dipstick. Add or subtract oil as necessary to
attain proper level.
Lubricate O-ring (11) with lubricating oil and install O-ring (11) and fill plug (10) on compressor (12).
Tighten fill plug (10) to 6-9 lb-ft (8-12 Nm).