Mechanics

A/C DRIER

2001 Lincoln LS • V8 2WD Automatic • 140,000 miles

Hello, my linconl LS, 2001 engine 3.9 V8, how do you change the a/c drier? It has a plastic cap on top of it. Hope someone can help me.A new compressor been installed and need to be charge with freon and I have been told that I need to replaced the drier.
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Manny4201
March 30, 2011.




Just the drier
REMOVAL

1. Perform the Refrigerant Discharging and Recovery Procedure.
2. Raise the vehicle.

3. Remove the screws and remove the LH sight shield.

4. Remove the screws and remove the air deflector.

5. Remove the nut and disconnect the peanut fitting.
6. Lower the vehicle.
7. Disconnect the air outlet tube.

8. Remove the nut.

9. Remove the bolt. Position the receiver drier away from the radiator shroud and disconnect the receiver drier from the manifold.

INSTALLATION

1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

O Lubricate the O-ring seal with PAG Refrigerant Compressor Oil (R-134a Systems) F7AZ-19589-DA (Motorcraft YN-12-C) or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSH-M1C231-B.

Receiver Drier, Manifold and Tube Assembly

REMOVAL

1. Perform the Refrigerant Discharging and Recovery Procedure.
2. Raise and support the vehicle.

3. Disconnect the peanut fitting.

4. Remove the screws and remove the air deflector.

5. Remove the air deflector.

1 Remove the push-pin retainers.
2 Remove the side-clip retainers.

6. Disconnect the peanut fitting.
7. Lower the vehicle.
8. Remove the air cleaner outlet tube.

9. Remove the nut.

10. Remove the receiver drier mounting bracket clamp bolt. Move the receiver drier away from the fan shroud and remove the receiver drier.
11. Remove the receiver drier manifold assembly.

INSTALLATION

1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

O Lubricate the O-ring seal with PAG Refrigerant Compressor Oil (R-134a Systems) F7AZ-19589-DA (Motorcraft YN-12-C) or equivalent meeting Ford specification WSH-M1C231-B.

Saturntech9
Mar 30, 2011.


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