GM Cutlass RWD 1970-1987 Repair Guide

Orifice Tube

Print

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Discharge the system using a proper recycling/recovery system. Precise control is possible only when using a proper A/C refrigerant recovery station.
  4.  
  5. If you do not have access to these tools this service can be performed by a reputable shop.
  6.  
  7. Loosen the nut at the liquid line to the evaporator inlet pipe and remove the orifice tube carefully with Tool J-26549-C.
  8.  

To install:
  1. Install the new orifice tube with the shorter screen end in first.
  2.  
  3. Install the liquid line and torque to specification.
  4.  
  5. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
  6.  
  7. 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.
  8.  
  9. If you do not have access to these tools this service can be performed by a reputable shop.
  10.  

 
label.common.footer.alt.autozoneLogo