NEED LOCATION OF ORIFICE TUBE ON A/C PLEASE

2002 Nissan Altima

Tiny

louiepryor

June, 29, 2013 AT 8:39 AM

The mechanic he put on machine to recover & recharge. He say that the orifice tube need to be replaced immediately. He could not tell me where the orifice tube was. So, I ask you to tell me so I know he is not dinking around. Sounds maybe like he wants to replace other items also.

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1 Answer

Tiny

KHLow2008

June, 30, 2013 AT 2:40 AM

The orifice tube is known as the expansion valve here and is attached to the cooler unit(evaporator) Procedures are as below.

REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION FOR EXPANSION VALVE

1. Discharge the refrigerant.
2. Disconnect the refrigerant lines from the cooler unit.
3. Remove the cooler grommet.
4. Remove the expansion valve.
Expansion valve mounting bolts Tightening torque: 2.9 - 5.0 N.M (0.29 - 0.51 kg-m, 26 - 44 in-lb)

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