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Removal and Installation for Low-Pressure Pipe



  1. Discharge the refrigerant. Refer to See: Service and Repair\Refrigeration System.
  2. Remove the strut tower bar. Refer to See: Steering and Suspension\Suspension\Service and Repair\FRONT SUSPENSION ASSEMBLY\Exploded View.
  3. Remove the upper cowl. Refer to See: Body and Frame\Cowl\Cowl Moulding / Trim\Service and Repair\Coupe.
  4. Remove the lower RH cowl.
  5. Disconnect the power steering hose clamp to reposition the power steering hose out of the way.
  6. Disconnect the harness bracket from the engine cover.
  7. Remove the low-pressure pipe. Refer to See: Description and Operation\Refrigeration System\Component.

Cap or wrap the joint of the pipe with a suitable material such as vinyl tape to avoid the entry of contaminants.

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.