Miata 1990-1997

Removal & Installation

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Fig. The removal and installation of the condenser


NOTE
Immediately plug any open fittings to keep moisture out of the system.

  1. Raise the front of the vehicle at least 12 inches and support it with safety stands.
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  3. Discharge the refrigerant system.
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  5. Remove the splash shield and air guide.
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  7. Remove the bolts holding the condenser and the receiver/drier.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of the removal.
    NOTE
    Apply clean compressor oil to the O-ring before connecting the fittings.


    NOTE
    Do not apply compressor oil to the fitting nuts.


    NOTE
    If the condenser or receiver/drier is replaced, add the specified amount of compressor oil (condenser: 1.8cc; receiver/drier: 0.6cc of compressor oil).

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