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

Refrigerant Lines

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Fig. Fig. 1 Dual O-ring joint



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Fig. Fig. 2 Refrigerant line routing

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



  1. Review the list under Useful Notes, above. Refer to the Air Bag section at the beginning of this Section, and disarm the Air Bag system.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Properly discharge the air conditioning system.
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  7. Remove the bolt that attaches the line to the compressor, or separate the taper fittings using a backup wrench.
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Cap the refrigerant lines when opening the system to prevent the entry of dirt and moisture and the loss of refrigerant lubricant.

  1. Remove the retaining strap or bracket.
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  3. Remove the refrigerant line from the engine compartment and discard the O-rings.
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To install:

  1. Lubricate new seals with refrigerant oil and install to the line. Install the line to the air conditioning components and tighten the fitting or bolt.
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  3. Install all items that were removed during the removal procedure.
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  5. Evacuate, recharge, and leak test the air conditioning system. Add 1 oz. of refrigerant oil during the recharge.
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  7. Refer to the Air Bag section at the beginning of this Section, and arm the Air Bag system.
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