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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
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Other materials:

Service
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Installation Procedure
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