Chevrolet Chevette/1000 1976-1988 Repair Guide

Air Conditioning Compressor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION





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Fig. Fig. 1View of the A/C compressor mounting

  1. Have the A/C system properly discharged at a reputable repair shop using the proper equipment.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Remove the coupled fitting blockbolt at the compressor.
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  7. Remove the mounting bracket bolt.
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  9. Remove the drive belt and disconnect the electrical connections.
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  11. Remove the compressor.
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  13. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  15. Check drive belt tension as outlined in .
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  17. Take the vehicle to a reputable repair shop to have the A/C system evacuated, charged and leak tested, using the proper equipment.
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