Suzuki Forenza, Reno 2003-06

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Recover the refrigerant.
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  5. Remove the suction hose/liquid pipe block retaining nuts at the fire wall.

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    Fig. Suction hose/liquid pipe removal

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  7. Remove the expansion valve connector block retaining stud bolts.
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  9. Remove the expansion valve.
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  11. Discard the O-rings.

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    Fig. Expansion valve

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To install:

  1. Clean the grooves that fit the O-rings of any dirt or contamination.
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  3. Install new O-rings on the evaporator tubes.
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  5. Install a expansion valve onto the evaporator tubes.
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  7. Insert the expansion valve connector block retaining stud bolts.
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  9. Tighten the expansion valve retaining stud bolts to 71 inch. lbs. (8 Nm)
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  11. Install the suction hose/liquid pipe block retaining nuts.
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  13. Tighten the suction hose/liquid pipe block-to-expansion valve retaining nuts to 10 ft. lbs. (14 Nm)
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  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  17. Evacuate and recharge the A/C system.
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