5-23. COMPRESSOR (cont)
(a) Remove terminal box.
(b) Tag and disconnect wires.
(c) Test for continuity. If continuity is present, replace compressor.
During the following procedure, wear rubber gloves to avoid bodily contact with compressor
sludge containing acid. Be especially cautious to prevent refrigerant from coming in contact with
the eyes. Provide adequate ventilation to fully carry away discharged refrigerant gas.
(2) Burnout. Using a charge hose with an integral core depressor, allow a small amount of refrigerant gas to
escape through the high side charging valve. The acrid odor of scorched insulation indicates a burnout.
(1) Remove insulation (1) from tubing.
(3) Remove two bolts (2), Iockwashers (3), washers (4), bushings (5), and strap (6).
(4) Remove four bolts (2), Iockwashers (3), bushings (5), nuts (7), and eight washers (4) from compressor base.
(5) Remove compressor (8).