GM: Electra/Park Avenue/Ninety-Eight 1990-1993

Accumulator

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Fig. Fig. 1 Accumulator and related parts

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Review the list under Useful Notes, above.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable. Properly discharge the air conditioning system.
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  5. Remove the rear sight shield. Disconnect the connector from the cycling switch.
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  7. Disconnect the refrigerant lines from the accumulator.
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  9. Remove the clamp and the accumulator.
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To install:

  1. Install the accumulator and clamp in place.
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  3. Connect the refrigerant lines to the accumulator, using new seals lubricated with refrigerant oil.
  4.  
  5. Connect the connector from the cycling switch. Install the rear sight shield.
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  7. Evacuate, recharge, and leak test the air conditioning system. Add 3 oz. of refrigerant oil during the recharge.
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  9. Check the climate control system for proper operation.
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