Toyota Pick-ups/Land Cruiser/4Runner 1970-1988

Compressor

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REMOVAL & INSTALLATION



See Figure 1

  1. Run the engine at idle with the air conditioning on for approximately 10 minutes.
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  3. Stop engine and disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Disconnect all electrical connection.
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  7. Recover refrigerant (discharge system) from refrigeration system.
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  9. Disconnect hoses from the compressor service valves. Cap open fittings immediately.
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  11. Remove engine undercover, if necessary. Loosen the compressor mounting bolts. Remove the compressor drive belt.
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  13. Remove the compressor mounting bolts. Remove the compressor from the vehicle.
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To install:
  1. Install compressor with mounting bolts and torque retaining bolts evenly to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm). Install and adjust the drive belt. Install engine undercover, if necessary.
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  3. Reconnect hoses to the compressor service valves.
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  5. Reconnect all electrical connections.
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  7. Reconnect the battery cable.
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  9. Evacuate, charge and test refrigerant system. Check system for leaks.
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Fig. Fig. 1: Compressor assembly-most models

 
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