Easy to follow step by step instructions on how to replace an automotive air
conditioner compressor, though appearances may differ, the process similar for most
Difficulty Scale: 7 of 10
Before work begins, park the vehicle on a flat surface, with the emergency brake
on, engine "OFF", using a basic set of tools while wearing protective eyewear and
Tools and Supplies Needed
Replacement Air Conditioner Compressor
Air conditioner gauge set
Air conditioner systems are filled with refrigerant under
high pressure fully discharge before work begins.
NOTE: If the system is "flat" and all refrigerant has escaped, continue with
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to vacuum down and recharge an A/C systemStep 1 - Remove the negative cable from the battery.
(Note: Before disconnecting the battery, record radio presets, they will need to
be re-entered after the battery is reconnected.) Visit -