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Mazda 3 Service Manual: A/C Compressor Removal/Installation

Mazda 3 Service Manual / HVAC / A/C / A/C Compressor Removal/Installation

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

2. Discharge the refrigerant..

3. Remove the aerodynamic under cover No.2..

4. Remove the drive belt..

5. Remove the water hose bracket.


CAUTION:

6. Remove the clip. (MZR 2.0).


7. Disconnect the connector.

8. Remove the bolt A.

SKYACTIV-G 2.0


MZR 2.0


MZR 2.5, MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo


9. Remove the cooler hose (LO)..

10. Remove the cooler hose (HI)..

11. Remove the bolt B.

12. Remove the A/C compressor. Do not allow compressor oil to spill..

13. Install in the reverse order of removal.

14. Perform the refrigerant system performance test..

A/C Compressor Installation Note

CAUTION:

1. Rotate new A/C compressor shaft six to eight revolutions while collecting refrigerant oil in a clean measuring device. Use this refrigerant oil to refill new compressor. Do not allow refrigerant oil to become contaminated.

2. Rotate old A/C compressor shaft six to eight revolutions while collecting refrigerant oil in a separate, clean measuring device.

3. Compare those oil amounts. The amount of the oil drained from the new A/C compressor should be greater than the old one.

4. Pour the same amount oil of drained from the old A/C compressor back into the new A/C compressor.


Clip Installation Note

1. Install the clip as shown in the figure.


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