5-22. EXPANSION VALVE - Continued.
(e) Close service valves on unit.
Remove gages or service manifold from service valves.
(g) Install valve stem and hose connection protective caps.
(h) Using screwdriver, secure service valve cover with six screws, lock washers. and flat washers.
Unwrap insulation from suction line so that sensing bulb is exposed, Loosen screw and nut in clamp. Pull
bulb out of clamp.
Disconnect flare nut on external equalizer line from expansion valve.
Remove the two screws, flat washers, lock washers, and spacers that attach the valve body to its mounting
Remove remaining valve components except for body flange. (See figure 529.)
If valve body flange is not damaged, do not remove (debraze) it from the system.