Seat Leon >> Detaching and attaching refrigerant lines at air conditioner compressor

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Special tools and workshop equipment required

  • Air conditioner service station
  • Socket and key - 3320/1-
  • Engine bung set - VAS 6122-

Air conditioning system

Removal:

  • Turn off the ignition and all electricity consumers.

Vehicles without access and start authorisation system

  • Remove ignition key, if fitted.

Vehicles with access and start authorisation system

  • Store ignition key outside the vehicle to prevent the ignition from being switched on unintentionally.

Continued for all vehicles

  • Extract refrigerant.
  • Observe instructions when working on refrigerant circuit.
  • Remove air duct in the lock carrier, remove clamp -1- and unscrew bolt -2- left and right.

Note During installation and removal, differences that exist based on the particular engine type must be taken into account.

Air conditioning system

  • Separate and take out air duct in the lock carrier.
  • Screw out the bolts -2, 4- using the socket - 3320/1- and detach the refrigerant lines -1, 3-.
  • Seal open lines and connections with clean plugs from the Engine sealing plug set - VAS 6122- .

Air conditioning system

Installing

Install in reverse order of removal; note the following.

  • Renew O-rings.
  • If applicable, check the fitted pin -4- for damage and correct positioning.
  • Check the guide ring -2- at the refrigerant line connection for damage.
  • Insert the O-ring -3- in the groove -arrow- at the connection of the refrigerant line -1-.

Note

  • Use is not to be made of the O-rings from the caps of the replacement air conditioner compressor connections.
  • Moisten O-rings with refrigerant oil before installing.
  • Pay attention to correct positioning of the O-rings in the groove of the corresponding refrigerant pipe.
  • Routing and attachment of refrigerant lines.

 

  • Insert the refrigerant lines -1, 3- in the corresponding connection at the air conditioner compressor.
  • Tighten the bolts -2, 4- using the socket - 3320/1- .
  • Refill with refrigerant and refrigerant oil.

Air conditioning system

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