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Mazda 3 Service Manual: Condenser Removal/Installation

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

1. Disconnect the negative battery cable..

2. Discharge the refrigerant..

3. Drain the engine coolant..

4. Remove the air cleaner..

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

6. Remove the aerodynamic under cover No.1..

7. Remove the front bumper..

8. Disconnect the radiator hose from the radiator.

9. Remove the cooling fan component..

10. Remove the radiator..

11. Disconnect the cooler hose (HI) and cooler pipe. Do not allow remaining compressor oil in the refrigerant line to spill..

CAUTION:

12. Remove the condenser, being careful not to allow remaining compressor oil in the condenser to spill..

MZR 2.0, MZR 2.5, SKYACTIV-G 2.0


MZR 2.3 DISI Turbo


CAUTION:

13. Install in the reverse order of removal.

14. Inspect for engine coolant leakage..

15. Perform the refrigerant system performance test..

Condenser Installation Note

1. After replacing the condenser, add compressor oil to the refrigeration cycle.

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