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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Leaks or internal damage (e.g. noises or lack of power)

–  Drain refrigerant circuit.
–  Remove air conditioner compressor.
  Note
In the event of internal damage (to air conditioner compressor), purge with R134a refrigerant → Chapter.
If a different air conditioner compressor with other refrigerant oil is fitted, purge the refrigerant circuit with R134a refrigerant → Chapter.
–  Renew receiver / dryer cartridge and expansion valve or reservoir and restrictor. Only if there was no more refrigerant in the circuit.
–  If leaking, examine the expansion valve for dirt or corrosion; renew if necessary.
–  Assemble refrigerant circuit, evacuate and charge.
Without needing to purge refrigerant circuit of contaminants (cleaning), e.g. in cases of external damage after an accident
Drain refrigerant circuit. –  Remove air conditioner compressor.   Note If a different air conditioner com ...

Renewing receiver or reservoir, and restrictor
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