Chrysler Caravan/Voyager/Town n Country 1984-1995

Solid Mount Compressor Bracket

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



2.2L and 2.5 Engines

See Figure 1



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Fig. Fig. 1: Solid mount compressor bracket-2.5L engines

When service procedures, such as timing belt removal, require solid mount bracket removal and installation, it is important that the bracket fasteners numbered 1 through 7 be removed and installed in sequence.

  1. Remove the accessory drive belts.
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  3. Remove the air conditioner compressor with lines attached and set aside.
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  5. Remove the alternator pivot bolt and remove the alternator.
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  7. Remove the air conditioner compressor belt idler.
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  9. Remove the right engine mount yoke screw securing the isolator support bracket to the engine mount bracket.
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  11. Remove the five side mounting bolts No. 1, 4, 5, 6 and 7.
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  13. Remove the front mounting nut No. 2 and remove or loosen front bolt No. 3.
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  15. Rotate the solid mount bracket away from the engine and slide on stud (No. 2 nut mounting stud) until free. The front mounting bolt and spacer will be removed with the bracket.
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To install:

The front mounting bolt and spacer need to be installed simultaneously.

  1. Install the bracket on front No. 2 nut mounting stud) and slide the bracket over the timing belt cover into position.
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  3. Loosen the assembly bracket to engine fasteners No. 1 through 7.
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  5. The fasteners must be tighten to the specified torque and in the sequence as follows:
    1. Bolt No. 1 to 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm).
    2.  
    3. Nut No. 2 and bolt No. 3 to 40 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
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    5. Bolts No. 1 (second tightening), No. 4 and No. 5 to 40 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
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    7. Bolts No. 6 and No. 7 to 40 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
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    9. Install the alternator and compressor and tighten the compressor mounting bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (55 Nm).
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