GM Metro/Sprint 1985-1993 Repair Guide

Receiver/Dryer

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figures 1 and 2



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Fig. Fig. 1: Receiver/dryer mounting - Sprint



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Fig. Fig. 2: Receiver/dryer mounting - Metro

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Discharge the air conditioning system.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the inlet and outlet pipe to the receiver/drier. Plug the open pipes to prevent contamination.
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  7. Remove the assembly from the mounting bracket.
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To install:
  1. Install the receiver/dryer assembly in the mounting bracket and secure in place.
  2.  
  3. Add 0.3 oz. (10 ml) of refrigerant oil to the inlet.
  4.  
  5. Connect the inlet and outlet pipe to the receiver/drier. Tighten the condenser outlet fitting to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm) and the receiver/dryer pipe fitting to 26 ft. lbs. (35 Nm).
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  7. Evacuate and recharge the air conditioning system.
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  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
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