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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:

Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
This legal identifier is in the front corner of the instrument panel, on the left side of the vehicle. It can be seen through the windshield from outside. The VIN also appears on the Vehicle Certification and Service Parts labels and certificates of title and registration. Engine Identifi ...

Water Management Description and Operation
Plenum Water Flow Direction and Cleaning A large percentage of water will flow off the windshield area into the plenum chamber drain system and then down the outside on the plenum to the underside of the vehicle. To ensure that the plenum chamber water management system performs properly, the ...

Front Side Door Trim Replacement
Front Side Door Pull Handle Bolt Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section. Tighten 2 Nm (18 lb in) Front Side Door Inside Handle Bolt Finish Cap Tip Pull handle back to remove cap. Use suitable tool to unsnap. Front Side Door Inside Handle Bolt Tighten ...

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