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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Air Conditioning Compressor Replacement (1.6L LDE, LXV, and 1.8L 2H0)

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / HVAC System / Air Conditioning Compressor Replacement (1.6L LDE, LXV, and 1.8L 2H0)

Preliminary Procedures

Preliminary Procedures

  1. Recover the refrigerant. Refer to Refrigerant Rec  . overy and Recharging.
  2. Remove drive belt. Refer to Drive Belt Replacement.
  3. Raise and support the vehicle. Refer to Lifting and Jacking the Vehicle.
  4. Disconnect the A/C compressor electrical connector
  5. Remove compressor hose assembly. Refer to Air Conditioning Compressor and Condenser Hose Replacement.
  1. A/C Compressor Bolt (Qty: 3)

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Tighten 22 Nm (16 lbf ft)

  1. A/C Compressor Assembly

Procedure

  1. Use a low viscosity, poly-alkylene glycol (PAG) oil. Use of the incorrect oil can result in compressor failure.
  2. When replacing the A/C compressor, balance the compressor oil. Refer to Air Conditioning Compressor Oil Balancing
  3. Using GE 39400-A detector leak test A/C compressor fittings.

Special Tools

GE 39400-A Electronic Halogen Leak Detector

For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools.

Refrigerant Recovery and Recharging
Special Tools GE-45037 A/C Oil Injector For equivalent regional tools, refer to Special Tools. Refrigerant Recovery and Recharging Warning: To prevent personal injury, avoid breathing A/C Refriger ...

Air Conditioning Compressor Replacement (1.6L LXT)
Preliminary Procedures Recover the refrigerant. Refer to Refrigerant Rec  overy and Recharging. Remove drive belt. Refer to Generator and Air Conditioning Compressor and Power Ste ...

Other materials:

Installation Procedure
Create 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slots for MIG-Brazing along the edges of the front wheelhouse panel rear reinforcement as noted from the original panel. Create a 5 x 18 mm (4/16 x 11/16 in) slot for MIG-Brazing where front wheelhouse front panel and front wheelhouse panel ...

Adding Equipment to the Airbag-Equipped Vehicle
Adding accessories that change the vehicle's frame, bumper system, height, front end, or side sheet metal, may keep the airbag system from working properly. The operation of the airbag system can also be affected by changing or moving any parts of the front seats, safety belts, the airbag ...

Installation Procedure
Clean and prepare the attaching surfaces for welding. Apply structural adhesive to the attaching flanges. Position the body side outer lower panel on the vehicle Verify the fit of the body side outer lower panel. Clamp the body side outer lower panel into position. Spot ...

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