Removal & Installation3.3L & 3.5L Engines
Refer to the applicable precautions for this system before performing the following operation. Failure to follow the warnings and cautions could result in possible personal injury or death.
Discharge the A/C refrigerant, as outlined earlier in this section.
Refer to the accompanying illustration for compressor removal and installation.
Fig. Exploded view of the A/C compressor and tightening specifications-3.3L engine
Fig. Exploded view of the A/C compressor and tightening specifications-3.5L engine
Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure, noting the following:
Tighten the retainers to the specifications shown in the accompanying illustration.
Replace the O-rings for the high and low-pressure flexible A/C hoses with new ones, and apply compressor oil to the O-rings before installation.
After recharging the A/C system with refrigerant, check for leaks.