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Removal and Installation for Condenser


  1. Discharge the refrigerant. Refer to See: Service and Repair\Refrigeration System.
  2. Remove the front fascia (coupe only). Refer to See: Body and Frame\Grille\Service and Repair\Coupe.
  3. Remove the front grille (sedan only). Refer to See: Body and Frame\Grille\Service and Repair\Sedan.
  4. Remove the junction pipe. Refer to See: Hose/Line HVAC\Service and Repair\High-Pressure Pipe\Removal And Installation For Junction Pipe.

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

  1. Disconnect the refrigerant pressure sensor connector.
  2. Depress the top RH clip (A) and the top LH clip (B) to release the top condenser brackets as shown.
  3. Slide the condenser up to release the condenser from the clips as shown.


  1. Remove the condenser.

Do not damage the condenser fins

Installation is in the reverse order of removal. Refer to See: Description and Operation\Refrigeration System\Component.