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Volkswagen Golf Service & Repair Manual: Removing and installing evaporator

  Note
The illustration shows a left-hand drive vehicle. The removal and installation procedure is identical for both versions.
Removing
–  Observe instructions when working on refrigerant circuit → Chapter.
–  Remove heater and air conditioner unit → Chapter.
   
–  Remove bolts -1-.
–  Release retaining tabs -4- and -5--arrows-.
–  Detach the top part of the evaporator housing -3- from the bottom part -2-.
 

Removing and installing evaporator

–  Pull the evaporator -2- out of the bottom part of the evaporator housing -1-.
–  Remove expansion valve → Chapter.
–  Detach the seal/insulation -3-. To do so, pull aside the movable part -5--arrow-.
–  Remove retaining plate -4- for refrigerant lines.
Installing
Installation is carried out in the reverse order. When installing, note the following:
–  If the new evaporator is not equipped with an expansion valve, the expansion valve from the old evaporator must be installed → Chapter.
–  Renew seals.
  Note
Even minute leakage at the tongue-and-groove joint between the top and bottom part of the evaporator housing can lead to whistling noise as a result of escaping air. Therefore lightly coat joints with silicone grease to fully seal the joints. Silicone grease → Electronic Parts Catalogue.
Before inserting evaporator, check condensation drain and clean if necessary.
Before inserting, clean evaporator housing and, if necessary, evaporator.
Specified torque
→ Chapter „Assembly overview - evaporator housing“
 

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