Air Conditioning System Seal Replacement
Remove the seal washer from the A/C refrigerantcomponent.
Important:Cap or tape the open A/C refrigerant components immediatelyto prevent system contamination.Inspect the seal washer for signs of damage to help determinethe root cause of the failure.Inspect the A/C refrigerant components for damage or burrs.Repair if necessary.
Important:DO NOT reuse sealing washer.Discard the sealing washer.Installation Procedure
Important:Flat washer type seals do not require lubrication.Inspect the new seal washer for any signs of cracks, cuts, ordamage.
Do not use a damaged seal washer.Remove the cap or tape from the A/C refrigerantcomponents.
Using a lint-free clean, dry cloth, clean the sealingsurfaces of the A/C refrigerant components.Carefully install the new seal washer onto the A/Crefrigerant component.
The washer must completely bottom against the surface of thefitting.
Important:After tightening the A/C components, there should be a slightsealing washer gap of approximately 1.2-mm(3/64-in) between the A/C line and the A/Ccomponent.Assemble the remaining A/C refrigerant components. Refer tothe appropriate repair procedure.