LaCrosse 2006-2007

Removal & Installation

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3.6L Engine



  1. Recover the refrigerant.
  2.  
  3. Remove the accessory drive belts.
  4.  
  5. Remove the splash shield from the right side of the engine.
  6.  
  7. Disconnect the electrical connector from the A/C compressor
  8.  
  9. Remove the compressor hose nut from the A/C compressor.
  10.  
  11. Remove the compressor hose from the A/C compressor,
  12.  
  13. Loosen the rear mounting bolt from the A/C compressor.
  14.  
  15. Remove the front mounting bolt and nut from the A/C compressor.
  16.  
  17. Remove the A/C compressor.
  18.  
  19. If replacing the compressor, balance the compressor oil.
  20.  

To install:

  1. Install the compressor drain plug.
  2.  
  3. Position the A/C compressor onto the front A/C compressor mounting stud and the rear A/C compressor mounting bolt.
  4.  
  5. Install the A/C compressor bolts and tighten to 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install new sealing washers.
  8.  
  9. Install the compressor hose to the A/C compressor.
  10.  
  11. Install the nut to the A/C compressor hose.
  12.  
  13. Connect the electrical connector to the A/C compressor.
  14.  
  15. Install the splash shield to the right side of the engine.
  16.  
  17. Install the accessory drive belts.
  18.  
  19. Evacuate and recharge the A/C system.
  20.  
  21. Leak test the fittings of the components.
  22.  

3.8L Engine



  1. Recover the refrigerant.
  2.  
  3. Remove the accessory drive belts.
  4.  
  5. Remove the splash shield from the right side of the engine.
  6.  
  7. Remove the hose nut from the A/C compressor.
  8.  
  9. Remove the hose from the A/C compressor.
  10.  
  11. Remove and discard all sealing washers.
  12.  
  13. Disconnect the electrical connector from the A/C compressor.
  14.  
  15. Loosen the rear mounting bolt from the A/C compressor.
  16.  
  17. Remove the front mounting bolt from the A/C compressor.
  18.  
  19. Remove the front mounting nut from the A/C compressor.
  20.  
  21. Remove the A/C compressor.
  22.  
  23. If replacing the compressor, balance the compressor oil.
  24.  

To install:

  1. Install the compressor drain plug.
  2.  
  3. Position the A/C compressor onto the front A/C compressor mounting stud and the rear A/C compressor mounting bolt.
  4.  
  5. Install the A/C compressor bolts and nuts and tighten to 36 ft. lbs. (50 Nm).
  6.  
  7. Install new sealing washers.
  8.  
  9. Install the hose to the A/C compressor.
  10.  
  11. Install the nut to the A/C compressor hose and tighten.
  12.  
  13. Connect the electrical connector to the A/C compressor.
  14.  
  15. Install the splash shield to the right side of the engine.
  16.  
  17. Install the accessory drive belts.
  18.  
  19. Evacuate and recharge the A/C system.
  20.  
  21. Leak test the fittings of the components.
  22.  

 
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