Infinity_QX56_2004-2005

Compressor

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Properly discharge the air conditioning system.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Raise and support the vehicle safely. Remove the right tire and wheel assembly.
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  9. Remove the engine undercover and splash shield.
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  11. Remove the engine air cleaner and air ducts.
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  13. Remove the drive belt.
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  15. Disconnect the compressor electrical connector.
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  17. Disconnect the high and low air conditioning compressor lines.
    NOTE
    Cap the line to prevent dirt from entering the system.

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  19. Remove the compressor retaining bolts.
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  21. Remove the compressor from the vehicle.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Replace all O-rings to ensure a proper seal.
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  5. Torque the compressor retaining bolts in the proper sequence to 45 ft. lbs.

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    Fig. Air conditioning compressor location and retaining bolt torque sequence

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  7. Be sure to properly evacuate and recharge the air conditioning system.
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  9. Check the system for leaks.
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