Nissan Maxima Service and Repair Manual: Condenser

CONDENSER

CONDENSER : Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

  1. Discharge the refrigerant. Refer to HA-28, "Recycle Refrigerant".
  2. Remove the RH hoodledge cover.
  3. Remove the front bumper fascia. Refer to EXT-16, "Removal and Installation".
  4. Disconnect the high-pressure pipe from the condenser pipe assembly.

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

  5. Disconnect the high-pressure flexible hose from the condenser pipe assembly.
  6. Disconnect the harness connector from the refrigerant pressure sensor.
  7. Depress the top RH clip (A) and the top LH clip (B) to release the top condenser brackets as shown.
  8. Slide the condenser up to release the condenser from the clips.
  9. Remove the condenser and liquid tank assembly.

Nissan Maxima. Removal and Installation

CAUTION:

  • Do not damage the condenser fins

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

CAUTION:

  • Do not damage the condenser fins.
  • Do not reuse O-rings.
  • Apply A/C oil to the new O-rings for installation.
  • After charging refrigerant, check for leaks. Refer to HA-26, "Leak Test".

CONDENSER PIPE ASSEMBLY

CONDENSER PIPE ASSEMBLY : Removal and Installation

The condenser pipe assembly is serviced with the condenser and liquid tank assembly. Refer to HA-45, "CONDENSER : Removal and Installation".

REFRIGERANT PRESSURE SENSOR

REFRIGERANT PRESSURE SENSOR : Removal and Installation

REMOVAL

  1. Discharge the refrigerant. Refer to HA-28, "Recycle Refrigerant".
  2. Remove the core support upper cover.
  3. Disconnect the harness connector from the refrigerant pressure sensor.
  4. Remove the refrigerant pressure sensor.

CAUTION: Cap or wrap the opening of the refrigerant pressure sensor with suitable material such as vinyl tape to avoid the entry of air.

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

CAUTION:

  • Do not reuse O-ring.
  • Apply A/C oil to the O-ring of the refrigerant pressure sensor for installation.
  • After charging refrigerant, check for leaks. Refer to HA-26, "Leak Test".
    Cooler pipe and hose

    Heater & cooling unit assembly