Santa Fe, Vera Cruz 2006-2008

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Recover the refrigerant with a recovery/recycling/charging station.
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  5. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
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  7. Remove the radiator. Refer to Radiator, removal & installation.
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  9. Remove the 2 bolts holding the condenser in position.
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  11. Remove the condenser (A) by lifting it up.
    WARNING
    Be careful not to damage the radiator and condenser fins when removing the condenser.



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    Fig. Remove the 2 bolts holding the A/C condenser in position. Remove the condenser (A)

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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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  3. Note these items:

    If you're installing a new condenser, add refrigerant oil FD46XG (PAG).
     
    Replace the O-rings with new ones at each fitting, and apply a thin coat of refrigerant oil before installing them. Be sure to use the right O-rings for R-134a to avoid leakage.
     
    Be careful not to damage the radiator and condenser fins when installing the condenser.
     
    Be sure to install the lower mount cushions of condenser securely into the holes.
     
    Evacuate, charge the system, and test its performance.

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    Fig. A/C system condenser location

     

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