Mitsubishi Endeavor 2004-06

Performance Test

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You should park your vehicle out of direct sunlight before testing.

  1. Close the high and low-pressure valve of the gauge manifold.
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  3. Connect the charging hose (blue) to the low-pressure valve and connect the charging hose (red) to the high-pressure valve of the gauge manifold.
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  5. Install the quick joint (for low-pressure) to the charging hose (blue), and connect the quick joint (for high-pressure) to the charging hose (red).
    WARNING
    To connect the quick joint, press section A firmly against the service valve until a click is heard. When connecting, run your hand along the hose while pressing to ensure that there are no bends in the hose.



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    Fig. Manifold gauge connections

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  7. Connect the quick joint (for low-pressure) to the low-pressure service valve and connect the quick joint (for high-pressure) to the high-pressure service valve.
    NOTE
    The high-pressure service valve is on the A/C pipe and the low-pressure service valve is on the suction hose.

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  9. Start the engine.
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  11. Set the A/C controls as follows:

    A/C switch: A/C - ON position
     
    Mode selection: FACE position
     
    Temperature control: MAXIMUM COOLING position
     
    Air selection: RECIRCULATION position
     
    Blower switch: Maximum air volume
     

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  13. Adjust engine speed to 1,500 r/min with A/C clutch engaged.
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  15. Engine should be warmed up with doors and windows closed.
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  17. Insert a thermometer in the center air outlet and operate the engine for 20 minutes.
    NOTE
    If the A/C clutch cycles, take the reading before the clutch disengages.



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    Fig. Insert a thermometer in the center air outlet and operate the engine for 20 minutes

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  19. Note the discharge air temperature and compare with the accompanying chart.

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    Fig. Performance temperature chart

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