MINI 2002-05

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Recover the refrigerant charge.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Remove the engine undercover.
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  9. Remove the A/C condenser.
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  11. Remove the accessory drive belt.
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  13. Disconnect the suction and discharge lines.
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  15. Disconnect the compressor clutch harness connector.
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  17. Remove the A/C compressor.
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To install:

  1. Install the A/C compressor. Tighten the bolts to 20 Nm (15 ft. lbs.).
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  3. Connect the suction and discharge lines and tighten the bolts to 20 Nm (15 ft. lbs.).
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  5. Install the accessory drive belt.
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  7. Install the A/C condenser.
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  9. Install the engine undercover.
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  11. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  13. Evacuate and recharge the A/C refrigerant.
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