Honda Accord: Expansion Valve Replacement - Heating/Air Conditioning - Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning - Honda Accord MK8 2008-2012 Service ManualHonda Accord: Expansion Valve Replacement

1. Remove the evaporator core (see page 21-67).

2. Remove the insulator (A) and bolts, then remove the expansion valve (B) and O-rings (C).

3. Install the expansion valve in the reverse order of


3. Install the expansion valve in the reverse order of removal, and note these items: • Replace the O-rings with new ones at each fitting, and apply a thin coat of refrigerant oil before installing them. Be sure to use the correct O-rings for HFC-134a (R-134a) to avoid leakage.

•immediately after using the oil, reinstall the cap on the container, and seal it to avoid moisture absorption.

• Do not spill the refrigerant oil on the vehicle; it may damage the paint; if the refrigerant oil contacts the paint, wash it off immediately.

• Make sure that there is no air leakage.

• Charge the system (see page 21-81).

 

    Evaporator Core Replacement
    1. Recover the refrigerant with a recovery/recycIing/charging station (see page 21-80). 2. Remove the bolt from the A/C line clamp (A). 3. Remove the bolt, then disconnect the A/C line (A) fro ...

    Heater Unit/Core Replacement
    SRS components are located in this area. Review the SRS component locations (see page 24-21) and the precautions and procedures (see page 24-25) before doing repairs or service. 1. Do the batter ...

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