10-24. AIR CONDITIONER COMPRESSOR MAINTENANCE (M1010) (Cont).
DO NOT pry on any part of valve plate (48) or valve reed (49) except along
edge. Failure to follow this caution may result in damage to valve plate or
Ensure that position of valve plate (48) and valve reed (49) is noted for
12. Gently pry along edge of valve reed (49) and remove. Gently pry along edge of
(48) and remove.
Remove and discard O ring (47) from groove in compressor shell (29). Remove front head
(46) from compressor shell.
Remove sleeve seal retainer (42), snapring (43), felt seal (44), and preformed packing insert
(45) from front head (46). Discard felt seal and preformed packing insert.
Pull and push end of shaft (27) to determine if there is any play. If there is play replace cylinder
housing assembly (40).
Rotate shaft (27) to determine if pistons are moving smoothly in their bores. If pistons are not
moving smoothly in their bores replace cylinder housing assembly (40).