Nissan/Datsun 200SX/510/610/710/810/Maxima 1973-1984 Repair Guide

Condenser

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Refer to for Charging and Discharging procedures.

REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



All Models

CAUTION
The compressed refrigerant used in the air conditioning system expands into the atmosphere at a temperature of -2°F (-19dg C) or lower. This will freeze any surface, including your eyes, that it contacts. In addition, the refrigerant decomposes into a poisonous gas in the presence of a flame. Do not open or disconnect any part of the air conditioning system until you have read the SAFETY WARNINGS information in .

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cables.
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  3. Remove the necessary components in order to gain access to the condenser retaining bolts. If equipped, remove the condenser fan motor, as necessary.
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  5. Discharge the system. Remove the condenser refrigerant lines and plug them with a clean shop towel.
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On the 200SX models the receiver drier assembly should be removed before removing the condenser.

  1. Remove the condenser retaining bolts. Remove the condenser from the vehicle.
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  3. Install the condenser in the vehicle and evenly torque all the mounting bolts the same.
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Always use new O-rings in all refrigerant lines.

  1. Reconnect all the refrigerant lines.
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  3. Install all the necessary equipment in order to gain access to the condenser mounting bolts. If removed, install the condenser fan motor.
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  5. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Evacuate and charge the system as required.
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