GM Cutlass RWD 1970-1987 Repair Guide

Condenser

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



Consult laws in your area before servicing the air conditioning system. In most areas it is illegal to perform repairs involving refrigerant unless the work done by a certified technician

  1. Discharge the system using a proper recycling/recovery system. Precise control is possible only when using a proper A/C refrigerant recovery station.
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  3. If you do not have access to these tools this service can be performed by a reputable shop.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Disconnect the refrigerant lines to the condenser.
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  9. Remove the air cleaner cold air duct from the core support.
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  11. Remove the fan shroud.
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  13. Remove the brackets and remove the compressor.
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To install:
  1. Add 1 fluid ounce (30 ml) of 525 refrigerant oil.
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  3. Installation is the reverse of removal.
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  5. Evacuate and recharge the system using a proper recycling/recovery system. Precise control is possible only when using a proper A/C refrigerant recovery station.
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  7. If you do not have access to these tools this service can be performed by a reputable shop.
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