Question about 2002 Chevrolet Cavalier Coupe
The orifice tube is located inside the tubing leading to the evaporator -- this picture will probably help.
Posted on Feb 11, 2012
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
the orfice is located in the liquid line, this line runs from the condensor to the evaperator core, disconnect line at the core first and look in line and core side if its not there then look at the other end at condenser.
Posted on May 30, 2010
on pass side underhood you will see reciever/drier(large line goes to it,Then you will see small ac line by it,disconnect small line, orfice tube is inside it.
Posted on Jun 19, 2009
for the most part they are in between the fuel injector the best thing for you to do is stop by your local GM dealership in the part department and they be able to print you off the pictures and diagrams you need if all fails stop by your local library and get your hands on a Haynes auto repair manual for your car Merry Christmas and Happy New Year as always wish you the best of luck Michigan Man.
Posted on Dec 21, 2009
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It is located inside the condensor tube running to the evaporator.
Here are the removal/installation instructions as per alldata:
J 39400-A Halogen Leak Detector
J 26549-E Orifice Tube Remover
-Recover the refrigerant. Refer to Refrigerant Recovery and Recharging.
-Remove the air cleaner assembly.
-Remove the vacuum brake booster.
-Remove the condenser tube.
-Use J 26549-E in order to remove the expansion orifice tube. IMPORTANT: DO NOT use any solvents or chemicals to clean the porous plastic inlet filter of the expansion orifice tube.
-Inspect the expansion orifice tube for the following conditions and clean or replace with a new tube as indicated:
-Broken plastic frame (1); replace the tube.
Inlet filter (3) damaged or plugged with fine gritty material; replace the tube.
Inlet filter (3) coated with metal chips, flakes, or slivers; remove the coating with low pressure shop air ONLY and reuse if the filter is cleaned satisfactorily. Do NOT reuse the O-ring seals (2).
IMPORTANT: Lubricate the new O-ring seals (2) with mineral base 525 viscosity refrigerant oil.
If you reuse the orifice tube, install new O-ring seals (2).
Carefully grasp the edge of the expansion orifice tube (1) without touching the inlet filter (3) and insert the expansion tube into the condenser tube until fully seated.
-Install the condenser tube.
-Install the vacuum brake booster.
-Install the air cleaner assembly.
-Evacuate and recharge the A/C system. Refer to Refrigerant Recovery and Recharging.
-Leak test the fittings of the component using J 39400-A.
Posted on Aug 20, 2010
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