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Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual: Air Conditioning Compressor Replacement (1.6L LXT)

Chevrolet Cruze Repair Manual / HVAC System / Air Conditioning Compressor Replacement (1.6L LXT)

Preliminary Procedures

Preliminary Procedures

  1. Recover the refrigerant. Refer to Refrigerant Rec  overy and Recharging.
  2. Remove drive belt. Refer to Generator and Air Conditioning Compressor and Power Steering Pump 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.

A/C Compressor Bolt (Qty: 4)

Caution: Refer to Fastener Caution in the Preface section.

Tip

The graphic shows the engine without attaching parts for better clarity.

Tighten

22 Nm (17 lb ft)

A/C Compressor Assembly

Procedure

Special Tools

GE 39400 Electronic Halogen Leak Detector

Air Conditioning Compressor Replacement (1.6L LDE, LXV, and 1.8L 2H0)
Preliminary Procedures Recover the refrigerant. Refer to Refrigerant Rec  . overy and Recharging. Remove drive belt. Refer to Drive Belt Replacement. Raise and support the vehicle. ...

Air Conditioning Compressor and Condenser Hose Replacement (1.6L LXT)
Removal Procedure Recover the refrigerant. Refer to Refrigerant Rec   overy and Recharging. Remove front bumper fascia. Refer to Front Bumper Fascia Replacement. Remove A/ ...

Other materials:

Front Suspension Description and Operation
The front suspension has 2 primary purposes: Isolate the driver from irregularities in the road surface. Define the ride and handling characteristics of the vehicle. The front suspension absorbs the impact of the tires travelling over irregular road surfaces and dissipates this energy thr ...

Brake Fluid
The brake/clutch master cylinder reservoir is filled with DOT 3 brake fluid as indicated on the reservoir cap. There are only two reasons why the brake fluid level in the reservoir might go down: The brake fluid level goes down because of normal brake lining wear. When new linings are in ...

Mild Steel
This information provides repair recommendations and general guidelines for steel classified as Mild Steel. This type of steel normally has a tensile strength less than 270 MPa. This includes the common steel names of: Mild Steel Bake Hardenable Steel (BH) Solid Solution Strengthened Stee ...

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