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Changing the air conditioner compressor, will it be removed from the top or through the bottom?

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You need to take the compressor out through the bottom of the car. Jack up the car take the passenger side tire off, remove shielding, this will make it easier to work on. It will take some time plan and 2 to 4 hours. Hopes this helps.

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