Subaru Forester Air Conditioning System 1999 2000 (18) PDF

14. Intake Unit with Evaporator
A: REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION
1) Disconnect battery negative terminal.
2) Discharge refrigerant using refrigerant recovery
system. <Ref. to 4-7 [W600].>
3) Remove bolt then disconnect discharge pipe
and suction pipe.
S4M0211
4) Remove glove box.
S5M0047A
5) Disconnect the harness connector from intake
unit.
6) Disconnect drain hose.
7) Remove intake unit mounting bolt and nut.
S4M0502
8) Install the intake unit in the reverse order of
removal.
9) Charge refrigerant. <Ref. to 4-7 [W700].>
B: DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY
1) Remove thermistor (A) from intake unit case.
2) Remove some screws then separate intake unit
case.
3) Remove thermistor from clip with the evapora-
tor.
S4M0503A
4) Remove the block expansion valve (A) from
pipes.
S4M0504A
5) Check to see if the evaporator fins are clogged.
If they are, clean them with compressed air.
CAUTION:
Water must never be used to clean the evapo-
rator.
6) Check parts that have been removed for cracks
or scratches, and repair or replace them with new
ones, if necessary.
7) Reassemble the intake unit in the reverse order
of disassembly.
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14. Intake Unit with Evaporator

Subaru Forester Air Conditioning System 1999 2000 (18) Summary of Content

14. Intake Unit with EvaporatorA: REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION1) Disconnect battery negative terminal.2) Discharge refrigerant using refrigerant recoverysystem. Ref. to 4-7 [W600].3) Remove bolt then disconnect discharge pipeand suction pipe.S4M02114) Remove glove box.S5M0047A5) Disconnect the harness connector from intakeunit.6) Disconnect drain hose.7) Remove intake unit mounting bolt and nut.S4M05028) Install the intake unit in the reverse order ofremoval.9) Charge refrigerant. Ref. to 4-7 [W700].B: DISASSEMBLY AND ASSEMBLY1) Remove thermistor (A) from intake unit case.2) Remove some screws then separate intake unitcase.3) Remove thermistor from clip with the evapora-tor.S4M0503A4) Remove the block expansion valve (A) frompipes.S4M0504A5) Check to see if the evaporator fins are clogged.If they are, clean them with compressed air.CAUTION:Water must never be used to clean the evapo-rator.6) Check parts that have been removed for cracksor scratches, and repair or replace them with newones, if necessary.7) Reassemble the intake unit in the reverse orderof disassembly.27[W14B0] 4-7SERVICE PROCEDURE14. Intake Unit with Evaporator