Renault Clio: Expansion valve: Removal - Refitting

AIR CONDITIONING or CLIMATE CONTROL

Renault Clio. Expansion valve: Removal - Refitting

IMPORTANT

To avoid all risk of damage to the systems, apply the safety and cleanliness instructions and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair:

REMOVAL

I - REMOVAL PREPARATION OPERATION

Renault Clio. Expansion valve: Removal - Refitting

WARNING

In order to avoid any refrigerant leaks, do not damage (deform, twist, etc.) the pipe.

WARNING

To prevent moisture from entering the system, place plugs on the cold loop components which are open to the air.

Note: Use blanking plugs for the fuel circuits with part no. 77 01 208 229 or 77 01 476 857 to plug any openings exposed to the open air. They must be clean. Do not use any which have already been used to plug a fuel circuit.

II - OPERATION FOR REMOVAL OF PART CONCERNED

Renault Clio. Expansion valve: Removal - Refitting

WARNING

Do not lose the bolt when removing it: if the bolt falls into the engine compartment, it will generate a noise which will be heard by the customer. The engine will need to be removed in order to recover the bolt.

REFITTING

I - REFITTING PREPARATION OPERATION

WARNING

Do not remove the blanking plugs from each component until the last moment.

Also, do not remove the components from their packaging until they are to be fitted to the vehicle.

Renault Clio. Expansion valve: Removal - Refitting

Renault Clio. Expansion valve: Removal - Refitting

II - REFITTING OPERATION FOR PART CONCERNED

Renault Clio. Expansion valve: Removal - Refitting

Note: Gradually retighten the expansion valve mounting bolts so that the expansion valve is uniformly positioned on the air conditioning pipes.

III - FINAL OPERATION

Renault Clio. Expansion valve: Removal - Refitting

Note: A summary table gives the quantities of refrigerant in the system according to the engine type (see 62A, Air conditioning, Air conditioning: Parts and consumables for the repair, 62A-2).

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