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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:

Checking and Adding Power Steering Fluid
Caution: When adding fluid or making a complete fluid change, always use the proper power steering fluid. Failure to use the proper fluid will cause hose and seal damage and fluid leaks. Clean the area  surrounding the reservoir cap. Remove the reservoir cap. Inspect the power steeri ...

Tail Lamp Replacement
Preliminary Procedures Open and support   the rear compartment lid. Remove the body side trim panel replacement in order to expose the tail lamp pocket nuts. Refer to Body Side Trim Panel Replacement - Left Side. Tail Lamp Bolt (Qty: 2) Caution: Refer to Fastener Caut ...

Interior Windnoise
Warning: Refer to Assistant Driving Warning in the Preface section. Interior windnoise is not heard when the window is lowered. Interior windnoise is caused by the air leaving the inside of the vehicle through a seal or a seam. Tape over the relief valves to cause added air  pressure wi ...

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