Honda Accord: A/C Compressor Relief Valve
Replacement - Heating/Air Conditioning - Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: A/C Compressor Relief Valve Replacement

1. Recover the refrigerant with a recovery/recycling/charging station (see page 21-80).

2. Raise the vehicle on a lift.

3. Remove the relief valve (A) and the O-ring (B). Plug the opening to keep foreign matter from entering the system, and the A/C compressor oil from running out.

4. Clean the mating surfaces.


4. Clean the mating surfaces.

5. Replace the O-ring on the relief valve, and apply a thin coat of refrigerant oil before installing it.

6. Remove the plug you installed in step 2, then install and tighten the relief valve.

7. Charge the system (see page 21-81).

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