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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 lines and connections immediately after
The following procedure applies to vehicles with R-134a
Remove lines (9) and (3) and two O-rings (1) from dryer bottle (2). Discard O-rings (1).
Peel away insulation (5) from panel (8) and loosen nut (4) and capscrew (6) on right side of
Remove dryer bottle (2) from bracket (7).
Install dryer bottle (2) in bracket (7).
Lubricate two O-rings (1) with lubricating oil and install O-rings (1) and lines (9) and (3) on dryer
Tighten nut (4) and capscrew (6) on dryer bottle bracket (7).
Install insulation (5) on panel (8).