Solstice 2006-2008, Sky 2007-2008

Removal & Installation

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2.0L (LNF) Engine



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Recover the refrigerant.
  4.  
  5. Remove the charge air cooler outlet pipe.
  6.  
  7. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct.
  8.  
  9. Remove the drive belt.
  10.  
  11. Remove the alternator.
  12.  
  13. Remove A/C manifold hose retaining bolt.
  14.  
  15. Position hose assembly aside.
  16.  
  17. Remove and discard the sealing washers.
  18.  
  19. Remove the A/C compressor assembly bolts.
  20.  
  21. Remove the A/C compressor assembly.

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    Fig. A/C compressor, and bolt tightening sequence

  22.  

To install:

  1. Install the A/C compressor assembly.
  2.  
  3. Install the A/C compressor assembly bolts and tighten to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install new A/C sealing washers.
  6.  
  7. Reconnect A/C manifold hose.
  8.  
  9. Install A/C manifold hose retaining bolt and tighten to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Install the drive belt.
  12.  
  13. Install the alternator.
  14.  
  15. Install the air cleaner outlet duct.
  16.  
  17. Install the charge air cooler outlet pipe.
  18.  
  19. Vacuum and recharge A/C system.
  20.  

2.4L (LE5) Engine



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Recover the refrigerant.
  4.  
  5. Remove the air cleaner outlet duct.
  6.  
  7. Remove the alternator.
  8.  
  9. Remove the drive belt.
  10.  
  11. Remove A/C manifold hose retaining bolt.
  12.  
  13. Position hose assembly aside.
  14.  
  15. Remove and discard the sealing washers.
  16.  
  17. Remove the A/C compressor assembly bolts.
  18.  
  19. Remove the A/C compressor assembly.
  20.  

To install:

  1. Install the A/C compressor assembly.
  2.  
  3. Install the A/C compressor assembly bolts and tighten to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install new A/C sealing washers.
  6.  
  7. Reconnect A/C manifold hose.
  8.  
  9. Install A/C manifold hose retaining bolt and tighten to 16 ft. lbs. (22 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Install the drive belt.
  12.  
  13. Install the alternator.
  14.  
  15. Install the air cleaner outlet duct.
  16.  
  17. Vacuum and recharge A/C system.
  18.  

 
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