Pilot 2006-2008

Removal & Installation

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NOTE
Be sure that you have the anti-theft codes for the audio system and navigation system, if equipped. Record the audio presets.

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
    WARNING
    Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable. Wait 3 minutes for the system capacitor to discharge before performing any service.

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  5. Properly discharge the air conditioning system.
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  7. Remove the alternator.

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    Fig. Alternator and related components

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  9. Remove the bolts from the cooler line brackets. Remove the AC compressor clutch harness clip from the condenser fan shroud. Disconnect the connector.
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  11. Disconnect the condenser fan connector. Remove the harness clips from the condenser fan shroud.
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  13. Loosen the lower mounting bolts, then remove the upper mounting bolts and the condenser fan.

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    Fig. Condenser fan removal points



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    Fig. Compressor and related components

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  15. Disconnect the compressor clutch connector. Disconnect and plug the refrigerant lines.
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  17. Remove the compressor retaining bolts. Remove the compressor from its mounting.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Be sure to use new O-rings, as required. Coat the O-rings with clean refrigerant oil prior to installation.
    WARNING
    If replacing the compressor with a new one be sure to fill the unit with the proper grade and type refrigerant oil.

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  5. Properly recharge the air conditioning system.
    NOTE
    The power window reset procedure must be performed when disconnecting the battery, removing the No. 1 (20 amp) fuse in the passenger-s under dash fuse/relay box, disconnecting the 18P connector from the power window control unit, removing the window regulator, glass or glass run channel and disconnecting the driver-s door wire harness.

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  7. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
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  9. Turn the ignition switch ON (II).
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  11. Move the driver-s power window all the way down by holding the driver-s power window switch firmly down to the second detent. When the window reaches the bottom, hold the driver-s power window switch in the AUTO DOWN position for two seconds.
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  13. Move the driver-s power window all the way up without stopping by holding the driver-s power window switch firmly up to the second detent. When the window reaches the top, hold the driver-s power window switch in the AUTO UP position for two seconds.
    NOTE
    If the power window does not work in AUTO, repeat the procedure.

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