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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:

Removal Procedure
Warning: Refer to Approved Equipment for Collision Repair Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to Collision Sectioning Warning in the Preface section. Warning: Refer to Glass and Sheet Metal Handling Warning in the Preface section. Disable the SIR System. Refer to SIR  Dis ...

Filling a Portable Fuel Container
WARNING Filling a portable fuel container while it is in the vehicle can cause fuel vapors that can ignite either by static electricity or other means. You or others could be badly burned and the vehicle could be damaged. Always: Use approved fuel containers. Remove the container from the ...

Installation Procedure
Remove the front wheelhouse rear panel brace (1) from service panel. Drill 8 mm (5/16 in) for plug welding instead of the adhesive noted from the front area of the original panel. Note: Double the number of drills at the flange where front wheelhouse panel and front comp ...

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