Chevrolet Citation/Omega/Phoenix/Skylark 1980-1985 Repair Guide

Accumulator

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Have the A/C system 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. Disconnect the lower pressure return lines at both inlet and outlet accumulator connections.
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  7. Detach the pressure cycling switch connection, then remove the switch.
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  9. Loosen the lower bracket bolt, spread the bracket, rotate the accumulator, then remove it from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Position the accumulator in the securing bracket, then tighten the clamp bolt.
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  3. Install the pressure switch, attach the electrical connector, then connect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Install the lower pressure lines at the inlet and outlet connections on the accumulator.
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  7. Have the A/C system discharged at a reputable repair shop, using the proper equipment.
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