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CONDENSER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION

1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Disconnect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
3. Discharge the refrigerant from the system. (See REFRIGERANT CHARGING.)
4. Remove the splash shields.
5. Remove the under cover.
6. Remove the cooling pipe installation bolts.
7. Do not allow remaining compressor oil in the condenser and pipes to spill, and remove in the order indicated in the table.

CAUTION:



1

Cooler hose (HI)

(See REFRIGERANT LINE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

(See REFRIGERANT LINE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

2

Cooler pipe No.1 (HI)

(See REFRIGERANT LINE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

(See REFRIGERANT LINE REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)

3

Condenser

(See CONDENSER REMOVAL/INSTALLATION.)


8. Install in the reverse order of removal.
9. Perform the refrigerant system performance test. (See REFRIGERANT SYSTEM PERFORMANCE TEST.)

Condenser Installation Note

1. When replacing the new condenser, add compressor oil to the refrigeration cycle.


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