Suzuki Forenza, Reno 2003-06

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Discharge and recover the refrigerant.
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  5. Remove the front bumper.
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  7. Remove the discharge hose block-to-condenser retaining nut.
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  9. Remove the discharge hose from the condenser.
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  11. Remove the liquid pipe block-to-receiver-dryer retaining nut.
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  13. Remove the liquid pipe from the receiver-dryer.
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  15. Remove the condenser mount bolts.
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  17. Remove the condenser.
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  19. Cap all the open lines and the fittings to prevent contamination.

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    Fig. A/C Condenser

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To install:

  1. Position the condenser into the vehicle.
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  3. Install the condenser mount bolts.
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  5. Tighten the condenser mount bolts to 35 inch. lbs. 4 Nm)
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  7. Install a new O-ring onto the high-pressure pipe mounting block fitting on the receiver-dryer.
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  9. Install the liquid pipe into the receiver-dryer.
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  11. Install the liquid pipe block-to-receiver-dryer retaining nut.
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  13. Tighten the liquid pipe block-to-receiver-dryer retaining nut to 10 ft. lbs. (14 Nm)
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  15. Install a new O-ring onto the discharge hose connecting block fitting.
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  17. Install the discharge hose fitting into the condenser.
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  19. Install the discharge hose connecting block-to-condenser retaining nut at the condenser connecting block.
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  21. Tighten the refrigerant discharge hose block-to-condenser retaining nut to 12 ft. lbs. (16 Nm)
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  23. Install the front bumper.
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  25. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  27. Evacuate and recharge the A/C system.
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  29. Operate the HVAC control to verify the proper function of the heating and cooling systems.
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