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Air Conditioning Condenser Replacement (LGH LML) Condenser

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Special Tools

GE-39400-AHalogen Leak Detector

For equivalent regional tools, Refer toSpecial Tools

Removal ProcedureRecover the refrigerant. Refer toRefrigerant Recovery and Recharging.Remove tie bar. Refer toFront End Upper Tie Bar Replacement.Remove the hood stop bracket. Refer toHood Stop Bracket Replacement.

Air Conditioning Condenser Replacement (LGH, LML) Condenser

Remove radiator support bolts-(1). Access thebolts from the rear of the upper radiator support.Remove radiator support-(2).

Air Conditioning Condenser Replacement (LGH, LML) Condenser

Remove the compressor discharge hose nut-(1) fromthe condenser.Disconnect the compressor discharge hose-(2) fromthe condenser.

Air Conditioning Condenser Replacement (LGH, LML) Condenser

Remove the evaporator tube nut-(1) from thecondenser.Disconnect the evaporator tube-(2) from thecondenser.Remove the insulator retainer bolts and the upper insulatorretainers.Remove the condenser from the vehicle.Installation Procedure

Note:If replacing the condenser, add the refrigerant oil to thecondenser. Refer toRefrigerant Recovery and Rechargingfor system capacityinformation.

Install the condenser to the vehicle.

Caution:Refer toFastener Caution.

Install the upper insulator retainers and the insulatorretainer bolts and tighten to2.4-Y(21-lb-in).

Air Conditioning Condenser Replacement (LGH, LML) Condenser

Connect the evaporator tube-(2) to the condenserusing new sealing washers. Refer toAir Conditioning System Seal Replacement.Install the evaporator tube nu-(1)t to thecondenser and tighten to16-Y(12-lb-ft).

Air Conditioning Condenser Replacement (LGH, LML) Condenser

Connect the compressor discharge hose-(2) to thecondenser using new sealing washers. Refer toAir Conditioning System Seal Replacement.Install the compressor discharge hose nut-(1) tothe condenser and tighten to16-Y(12-lb-ft).

Air Conditioning Condenser Replacement (LGH, LML) Condenser

Install the radiator support. Access the bolts-(1)from the rear of the upper radiator support. Refer toRadiator Support Replacement.Install radiator support bracket bolts-(1) andtighten to16-Y(12-lb-ft).Install tie bar. Refer toFront End Upper Tie Bar Replacement.Install the hood stop bracket. Refer toHood Stop Bracket Replacement.Evacuate and recharge the system. Refer toRefrigerant Recovery and Recharging.Leak test the fittings of the component using theGE-39400-AHalogen Leak Detector.

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