Thursday, March 15, 2012

How to Replace Condenser Core on Ford And Lincoln Vehicles?


The procedure is similar for both ford and Lincoln car models:-----

The Condenser core replacing details are as follows :----

Removal & Installation:---


  1. With the vehicle in NEUTRAL, position it on a hoist.
  2. Drain and recycle the engine coolant.
  3. Disconnect the battery cables.
  4. Remove the upper radiator sight shield.
  5. Remove the RH and LH headlamp assemblies.
  6. Remove the air cleaner outlet tube.
  7. Remove the 4 junction box bolts and position the junction box aside.
  8. Remove the condenser inlet fitting bolt and disconnect the fitting. Discard the O-ring and gasket seals.
  9. Remove the condenser outlet fitting nut and disconnect the fitting. Discard the O-ring and gasket seals.
  10. Remove the 2 cooling module and 2 cooling fan shroud bolts.
  11. Release the clamps and disconnect the 2 power steering cooler lines from the condenser core.
  12. Remove the 3 pin-type retainers and detach the LH air deflector from the condenser bracket.
  13. Remove the 2 RH outer air deflector pin-type retainers and position the air deflector aside. Remove the 2 pin-type retainers and detach the RH air deflector from the condenser bracket.
  14. Remove the 9 lower radiator splash shield pin-type retainers and position the shield aside.
  15. Release the clamps and disconnect the 2 transmission cooler lines from the transmission cooler.
  16. Detach the transmission cooler line pin-type retainer from the condenser core bracket.
    NOTE
    The cooling module must be positioned rearward to raise and detach the 4 condenser mounts from the cooling module.


    NOTE
    The condenser must be removed from below the vehicle.
  17. Detach and remove the condenser core and transmission cooler as an assembly in the following sequence.
  18. Position the cooling module rearward enough to allow the condenser to be lifted upward.
  19. Depress the retaining tabs on the 2 lower condenser mounting brackets and detach the 4 condenser mounting brackets from the cooling module.
  20. Position the top of the condenser forward to detach the top lip of the condenser bracket from the cooling module and remove the condenser core and bracket.
  21. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  22. Refer to illustration under Component Locations for torque specifications.
  23. Install new gasket seals and O-ring seals.
  24. Lubricate the refrigerant system with the correct amount of clean PAG oil.
  25. Fill the power steering fluid level.
  26. Fill the transmission fluid level.
  27. Evacuate, leak test and charge the refrigerant system. 

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    Fig. Exploded view of condenser core


These details will help.
Thanks.

FOR MORE HELP GO TO: ---

Car repair guide?

http://technoanswers.blogspot.in/2012/03/car-repair-guide.html



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