Air Conditioner Compressor
Remove & Install Air Conditioner
Open engine enclosure.
Personal injury can result from contact with refrigerant.
Contact with refrigerant can cause frost bite. Keep face
and hands away to help prevent injury.
Protective goggles must always be worn when refrigerant
lines are opened, even if the gauges indicate the system is
empty of refrigerant.
Always use precaution when a fitting is removed. Slowly
loosen the fitting. If the system is still under pressure,
release it slowly in a well-ventilated area.
Personal injury or death can result from inhaling
refrigerant through a lit cigarette.
Inhaling air conditioner refrigerant gas through a lit
cigarette or other smoking method or inhaling fumes
released from a flame contacting air conditioner
refrigerant gas, can cause bodily harm or death.
Do not smoke when servicing air conditioners or wherever
refrigerant gas may be present, Use a certified recovery
and recycling cart to properly remove the refrigerant from
the air conditioning system.
Recover the air conditioner refrigerant from the air
conditioner system. Refer to Service Manual, SENR
4554, "Air Conditioning and Heating Systems with
R-134a Refrigerant" for the correct procedure. Refer to
the Special Publication, NEDG5065, "Air Conditioning
Tools" for the correct tools.
Disconnect two electrical connections (2).
Disconnect hose assemblies (5) from air conditioner
compressor (3). Cap and plug immediately.
Remove the bolt from air conditioner compressor strap
Remove bolt (4) from air conditioner compressor (3) and
remove air conditioner compressor (3).
For installation of the air conditioner compressor,
reverse the removal steps.
Evacuate the air conditioner system. Charge the
air conditioner system. The correct charge is 2.5
kg (5.5 lb). Refer to Service Manual, SENR 4554,
"Air Conditioning and Heating Systems with R-
134a Refrigerant" for the correct procedure. Refer
to the Special Publication, NEDG5065, "Air
Conditioning Tools" for the correct tools.