REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
See Figure 1
- Disconnect the wiring from the pressure switch.
- Discharge the refrigerant system using a certified recycling/recovery station (refer to Routine Maintenance ).
- Unscrew the pressure switch from the accumulator.
- Using a back-up wrench, disconnect the suction hose from the accumulator. Cap all openings at once!
- Using a back-up wrench, loosen the accumulator-to-evaporator fitting.
- Remove the 2 accumulator attaching strap screws, remove the inlet tube clip and remove the accumulator. Cap all openings at once!
- Using a new O-ring coated with clean refrigerant oil, connect the accumulator-to-evaporator fitting. Turn the fitting nut hand tight.
- Install the retaining strap tube clip and tighten the strap screws hand tight.
- Loosen the fitting and make sure everything is correctly aligned, then tighten the strap screws. After the strap screws are tightened, and you're satisfied that the accumulator is properly aligned, tighten the fitting, using a back-up wrench.
- Using a new O-ring coated with clean refrigerant oil, connect the suction hose. Use a back-up wrench.
- Using a new O-ring coated with clean refrigerant oil, install the pressure switch. Tighten the switch to 10 ft. lbs. (14 Nm) if the switch has a metal base. If the switch has a plastic base, hand-tighten it only!
- Connect the wiring.
- Evacuate, charge and lean test the system (refer to Routine Maintenance ).