Pipes - Refrigerant - High / Low Pressure (Remove and Replace)

Correction code 1820480218204802

DRAFT

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Warning:

This procedure was derived from pre-production computer models, and might not reflect the real-world situation. Warnings and cautions might be missing. Follow safety requirements and use extreme caution when working on or near high voltage systems and components.

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Remove

  1. Recover the A/C refrigerant. See A/C Refrigerant (Recovery and Recharge).
    Note: Completely recover the refrigerant before continuing this procedure.
  2. Disconnect 12V power. See 12V Power (Disconnect and Connect).
  3. Remove the front fascia valance. See Valance - Front Fascia (Remove and Replace).
  4. Remove the nut that attaches the A/C suction line to the condenser fan module and remove the line.
    Torque 22 Nm
  5. Release the clips that attach the outer plenum to the inner plenum, and remove the outer plenum.
  6. Remove the nuts that attach the inner plenum to the HVAC assembly, and remove the plenum.
  7. Remove the nut that attaches the liquid line to the TXV, and remove the line from the TXV.
    Torque 22 Nm
  8. Remove the nut that attaches the liquid line to the compressor, and remove the line from the compressor.
    Torque 22 Nm
  9. Disconnect the harness connector from the low pressure transducer.
  10. Release the clip that attaches the lines to the superbottle.
  11. Remove the bolt that attaches the lines to the shock tower brace.
    Torque 5.5 Nm
  12. Remove the bolt that attaches the liquid line to the EXV chiller assembly, and remove the line from the EXV.
    Torque 22 Nm
  13. Remove the lines from the vehicle.
1Recover the A/C refrigerant. See A/C Refrigerant (Recovery and Recharge).
Note: Completely recover the refrigerant before continuing this procedure.
2Disconnect 12V power. See 12V Power (Disconnect and Connect).
3Remove the front fascia valance. See Valance - Front Fascia (Remove and Replace).
4Remove the nut that attaches the A/C suction line to the condenser fan module and remove the line.
Torque 22 Nm
5Release the clips that attach the outer plenum to the inner plenum, and remove the outer plenum.
6Remove the nuts that attach the inner plenum to the HVAC assembly, and remove the plenum.
7Remove the nut that attaches the liquid line to the TXV, and remove the line from the TXV.
Torque 22 Nm
8Remove the nut that attaches the liquid line to the compressor, and remove the line from the compressor.
Torque 22 Nm
9Disconnect the harness connector from the low pressure transducer.
10Release the clip that attaches the lines to the superbottle.
11Remove the bolt that attaches the lines to the shock tower brace.
Torque 5.5 Nm
12Remove the bolt that attaches the liquid line to the EXV chiller assembly, and remove the line from the EXV.
Torque 22 Nm
13Remove the lines from the vehicle.

Install

Installation procedure is the reverse of removal, except for the following:

After installing the lines, refill the refrigerant. See A/C Refrigerant (Recovery and Recharge).