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Old 09-19-2019, 09:27 PM   #1
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DIY: AC Repair - Replace Compressor, Condensor, Expansion Valve, and Drier

Hey everyone! I searched the forums for a while before working on my AC and the one hangup I was having was replacing the condenser. I didn't want to mess with the cooling system and I've seen multiple posts asking if you can replace the condenser without draining any coolant. After enough research I realized you can "simply" take off the front end. You can see that entire process in the 2nd video below.

If I've done anything wrong, incorrect, incomplete, unsafe, etc, please let me know! I haven't been working on cars for too long so I'm still learning But I wanted to share what I've done as it would have helped me if I saw it before I started.

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Replace expansion valve, condenser, compressor, and drier:




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Thanks a lot for this. I'm trying to diagnose my own A/C issue. I might go ahead and do all of this as well.
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