Dodge Journey: Removal

WARNING: Review safety precautions and warnings in this part before performing this procedure. Failure to follow the warnings and cautions could result in possible serious or fatal injury.

NOTE: LHD model shown in illustrations. RHD model similar.

Heating & Air Conditioning
Fig. 232: Refrigerant Lines to Condenser Tapping Block

1. Disconnect and isolate the negative battery cable.

2. Recover the refrigerant from the refrigerant system.

3. Remove the nut (5) that secures the A/C liquid line (4) to the tapping block (2) located on the right side of the A/C condenser.

4. Disconnect the A/C liquid line from the tapping block and remove and discard the O-ring seal and gasket.

5. Install plugs in, or tape over the opened refrigerant line fitting and condenser port.

Heating & Air Conditioning
Fig. 233: Lower to Upper Suction Line

6. Raise and support the vehicle.

7. Position the front portion of the right front wheelhouse splash shield out of the way to gain access to the A/C receiver/drier.

8. Remove the nut (2) that secures the lower A/C suction line (3) to the upper A/C suction line (1).

9. Disconnect the lower A/C suction line to the upper A/C suction line and remove and discard the O-ring seal and gasket.

Heating & Air Conditioning
Fig. 234: Receiver/Drier Removal/Installation 09

NOTE: Illustration shown with front fascia and headlamp removed for clarity.

10. Remove the bolt (3) that secures the rear section of the A/C suction line (1) to the right front frame rail (2) and position the suction line out of the way.

11. Remove the nut (6) that secures the rear section of the A/C liquid line (7) to the A/C receiver/drier (4).

12. Disconnect the rear section of the A/C liquid line from the A/C receiver/drier, remove and discard the O-ring seal and gasket and position the liquid line out of the way.

13. Remove the bolt (5) that secure the A/C receiver/drier to the right front frame rail and remove the receiver/drier.

14. Install plugs in, or tape over all of the opened refrigerant line fittings and the receiver/drier port.

    Description, Operation
    DESCRIPTION Fig. 231: Receiver/Drier Description The A/C receiver/drier (1) stores unused refrigerant, filters the refrigerant, helps remove moisture from the refrigerant and retains any refrig ...

    Installation
    CAUTION: Be certain to adjust the refrigerant oil level when servicing the A/C refrigerant system. Failure to properly adjust the refrigerant oil level will prevent the A/C system fro ...

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    Removal
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