See Figure 1
REMOVAL & INSTALLATION
The accumulator is a large aluminum can connected to the evaporator. The unit is in charge of storing refrigerant, removing moisture and filter the system.
- Discharge the air conditioning system as outlined in General Information & Maintenance . The system should be discharged by a qualified technician with proper recovery equipment. It is illegal to discharge refrigerant into the atmosphere and you may need a permit to purchase new refrigerant. If you do not possess the proper equipment, training and permits to perform refrigerant recovery, allow a repair shop to do that step for you.
- Disconnect the negative battery cable and pressure relief switch connector.
- Disconnect and plug the accumulator inlet and outlet.
- Cap the open lines immediately after removal.
- Remove the accumulator retaining screws and accumulator.
- Install 2 fluid oz. (60 ml) of 525 viscosity refrigerant oil into the new accumulator.
- Install the accumulator with new O-rings.
- Connect the two pipes to the unit.
- Evacuate and recharge the system as outlined in General Information & Maintenance of this guide.