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Removal and Installation

Heater and Cooling Unit



  1. Remove the heater and cooling unit assembly. Refer to See: Service and Repair\Refrigeration System.
  2. Remove the expansion valve.

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

  1. Remove the blower unit. Refer to See: Blower Motor\Service and Repair\Blower Unit.
  2. Remove the heater and cooling unit foot duct RH.
  3. Remove the air mix door motor RH.
  4. Remove the evaporator cover.


  1. Remove the evaporator.
    • Remove the intake sensor.

Mark the mounting position of the intake sensor.

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

Expansion valve mounting bolts : 2.9 - 5.0 N.m (0.29 - 0.51 kg-m, 26 - 44 in-lb)


  • Replace the O-rings with new ones, then apply compressor oil to them when installing them.