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Toyota RAV4 Service Manual: Condenser

Components

Toyota RAV4. Condenser


Toyota RAV4. Condenser


On-vehicle inspection

  1. Inspect cooler condenser assembly

  1. If the fins of the cooler condenser are dirty, clean them with water. Dry the fins with compressed air.

Notice:

Do not damage the fins of the condenser.

  1. If a fin of the cooler condenser is bent, straighten it using a screwdriver or pliers.
  1. Check condenser for leakage of refrigerant

  1. Using a halogen leak detector, check the pipe joints for gas leakage.
  2. If gas leakage is detected in a joint, check the torque of the joint.

Removal

  1. Discharge refrigerant from refrigeration system (see page ac-172)

  2. Disconnect cable from negative battery terminal

Caution:

Wait at least 90 seconds after disconnecting the cable from the negative (-) battery terminal to prevent airbag and seat belt pretensioner activation.

  1. Remove front bumper cover

  1. Remove front bumper cover (see page et-4).
  1. Disconnect no. 1 Cooler refrigerant discharge hose

Toyota RAV4. Disconnect no. 1 Cooler refrigerant discharge hose


  1. Remove the bolt and disconnect the cooler refrigerant discharge hose from the cooler condenser.
  2. Remove the o-ring from the cooler refrigerant discharge hose.

Notice:

Seal the openings of the disconnected parts using vinyl tape to prevent moisture and foreign matter from entering them.

  1. Disconnect cooler refrigerant liquid pipe

Toyota RAV4. Disconnect cooler refrigerant liquid pipe


  1. Remove the bolt and disconnect the cooler refrigerant liquid pipe from the cooler condenser.
  2. Remove the o-ring from the cooler refrigerant liquid pipe.

Notice:

Seal the openings of the disconnected parts using vinyl tape to prevent moisture and foreign matter from entering them.

  1. Remove radiator support upper bracket

Toyota RAV4. Remove radiator support upper bracket


  1. Remove the 2 bolts and 2 brackets.
  1. Remove no. 2 Fan shroud

Toyota RAV4. Remove no. 2 Fan shroud


  1. Remove the 2 bolts and fan shroud.
  1. Remove cooler condenser assembly

Toyota RAV4. Remove cooler condenser assembly


  1. Remove the cooler condenser.
  1. Remove cooler dryer

Toyota RAV4. Remove cooler dryer


  1. Using a 14 mm socket hexagon wrench, remove the cap from the modulator.

Toyota RAV4. Remove cooler dryer


  1. Remove the o-ring from the cap.

Toyota RAV4. Remove cooler dryer


  1. Using pliers, remove the cooler dryer.

Installation

  1. Install cooler dryer

Toyota RAV4. Install cooler dryer


  1. Using pliers, install the cooler dryer.

Toyota RAV4. Install cooler dryer


  1. Apply a sufficient amount of compressor oil to the contact surfaces of a new o-ring and the cap.

Compressor oil: nd-oil 8 or equivalent

  1. Install the o-ring to the cap.


  1. Using a 14 mm socket hexagon wrench, install the cap to the modulator.

Torque: 2.9 N*m (29 kgf*cm, 25 in.*Lbf)

  1. Install cooler condenser assembly

Toyota RAV4. Install cooler condenser assembly


  1. Install the cooler condenser.
  1. Install no. 2 Fan shroud

  1. Install the fan shroud with the 2 bolts.

    Torque: 10.5 N*m (107 kgf*cm, 8 ft.*Lbf)

Toyota RAV4. Install no. 2 Fan shroud


  1. Install radiator support upper bracket

Toyota RAV4. Install radiator support upper bracket


  1. Install the 2 brackets with the 2 bolts.

    Torque: 45 n*m (459 kgf*cm, 33 ft.*Lbf)

  1. Install cooler refrigerant liquid pipe

Toyota RAV4. Install cooler refrigerant liquid pipe


  1. Remove the attached vinyl tape from the pipe and the connecting part of the cooler condenser.
  2. Sufficiently apply compressor oil to a new o-ring and the fitting surface of the pipe joint.

Compressor oil: nd-oil 8 or equivalent

  1. Install the o-ring on the cooler refrigerant liquid pipe.
  2. Install the cooler refrigerant liquid pipe on the cooler condenser with the bolt.

Torque: 9.8 N*m (100 kgf*cm, 7 ft.*Lbf)

  1. Install no. 1 Cooler refrigerant discharge hose

Toyota RAV4. Torque: 9.8 N*m (100 kgf*cm, 7 ft.*Lbf)


  1. Remove the attached vinyl tape from the hose and the connecting part of the cooler condenser.
  2. Sufficiently apply compressor oil to a new o-ring and the fitting surface of the hose joint.

Compressor oil: nd-oil 8 or equivalent

  1. Install the o-ring on the cooler refrigerant discharge hose.
  2. Install the cooler refrigerant discharge hose on the cooler condenser with the bolt.

Torque: 9.8 N*m (100 kgf*cm, 7 ft.*Lbf)

  1. Adjust hood sub-assembly (see page ed-5)

  2. Install front bumper cover

  1. Install the front bumper cover (see page et-10).
  1. Connect cable to negative battery terminal

  2. Charge refrigerant (see page ac-172)

  3. Warm up engine (see page ac-173)

  4. Check for leakage of refrigerant (see page ac-173)

Compressor and pulley (for 2gr-fe)
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Room temperature sensor (for automatic ai conditioning system)
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Other materials:

Terminals of ecm
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Reassembly
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Intuitive parking assist
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