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My air conditioner condencer is out and needs to be repaired. how do i doit myself.

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The condenser in Honda's often become damage do to the placement and road debris flies into through the holes in the grill causing the damage. This is a design flaw of the Honda Accord. You will need an AC line tool to do this job as well. This is necessary to release the hose from the condenser.

  1. The first thing you need to do is have the AC system properly discharged (if there is anything left)
  2. You will need to jack the front end of the car up on the passenger side first (the condenser is more on the passenger side.)
  3. Make sure to jam a brick under each tire so the car does not roll on you and use a jack stand under th axle close to the passenger wheel in case the jack fails.
  4. There is a little plate under your car to prevent mud and debris from getting under the vehicle. Remove the screws holding this in place and remove the plate. You should now be able to look up in the and see your AC condenser.
  5. You need to remove the brackets anchoring the condenser.
  6. Make a mental not of how the condenser is set in there.
  7. Now take your AC line tool and put it around the hose and press firmly towards the condenser (you may have to work at it for a bit) until the hose frees up.
  8. Do the same to the other hose.
  9. Now take your new condenser,making sure to put the new little "o" rings on the posts coming off the condenser, push the hose on till you hear a "click.
  10. Now reverse the procedure to finish putting the new condenser in.
Now you need to go get your system charged. Do not attempt to do this with the little bottle of refrigerant from the auto parts store. You had your AC system wide open and it needs to be put under a vacuum for a few hours (this will also check for leaks) and then recharged immediately afterward.
Regards, Tony

Posted on Mar 26, 2011

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