Chrysler Colt/Vista 1990-1993 Repair Information

Receiver/Drier

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



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Fig. Fig. 1: Refrigerant line and receiver/drier removal/installation - 1990 Colt hatchback and sedan w/1.5L or 1.6L engine



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Fig. Fig. 2: Refrigerant line and receiver/drier removal/installation - 1992-93 Vista w/1.8L engine



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Fig. Fig. 3: Refrigerant line and receiver/drier removal/installation - 1993 Colt w/1.5L or 1.8L engine



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Fig. Fig. 4: Refrigerant line and receiver/drier removal/installation - 1992-93 Vista w/2.4L engine

Colt
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Properly discharge the air conditioning system.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the electrical connector from the switch on the receiver/drier, if equipped.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the refrigerant lines from the receiver/drier assembly. Cover the exposed ends of the lines to minimize contamination.
  8.  
  9. Remove the mounting strap and the receiver/drier from its bracket. Remove the receiver/drier from the mounting strap.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Assemble the receiver/drier and mounting strap and install.
  2.  
  3. Using new lubricated O-rings. connect the refrigerant lines to the receiver/drier.
  4.  
  5. Connect the connector to the switch.
  6.  
  7. Evacuate and recharge the air conditioning system. Add 1 oz. of refrigerant oil during the recharge.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable and check the entire climate control system for proper operation. Check the system for leaks.
  10.  

Vista
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Properly discharge the air conditioning system.
  4.  
  5. Remove the grille assembly.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the refrigerant lines from the receiver/drier assembly. Cover the exposed ends of the lines to minimize contamination.
  8.  
  9. Remove the mounting strap and the receiver/drier from its bracket. Remove the receiver/drier from the mounting strap.
  10.  

To install:
  1. Assemble the receiver/drier and mounting strap and install.
  2.  
  3. Using new lubricated O-rings. connect the refrigerant lines to the receiver/drier.
  4.  
  5. Install the grille.
  6.  
  7. Evacuate and recharge the air conditioning system. Add 1 oz. of refrigerant oil during the recharge.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable and check the entire climate control system for proper operation. Check the system for leaks.
  10.  

 
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