The refrigerant must be discharged and recovered by using the J-39500 (ACR4:HFC-134a Refrigerant Recovery/Recycling/Recharging/System) or equivalent before removing or mounting air conditioning parts.
Connect the high and low charging hoses of the ACR4 (or equivalent) as shown in the accompanying illustration.
- Recover the refrigerant by following the Manufacturer's Instructions.
- When a part is removed, put a cap or a plug on the connecting portion so that dust, dirt or moisture cannot get into it.
Recycle the refrigerant recovered by J-39500 (ACR4:HFC-134a Refrigerant Recovery / Recycling / Recharging / System) or equivalent. For the details of the actual operation, follow the steps in the ACR4 (or equivalent) Manufacturer's Instructions.