This Task Covers:
Tool Kit, Service, Refrigeration, Unit Item 1, Appendix B)
Air conditioner shut down and cool.
The dehydrator must be replaced each time the refrigeration system has been
opened. It should be installed just before unit is leak tested.
(1) Disconnect two flare nuts (1) and (2).
(2) Remove two screws (3), two lock washers (4), two spacers (5), and two clamps (6).
(3) Remove dehydrator (7).
Replacement dehydrators are packaged with sealing caps on the flare fittings to
prevent moisture contamination of the desiccant filtering media. Remove these
caps immediately prior to installation. Never install a dehydrator from which caps
have been removed for an extended or unknown period of time.
Improper installation of dehydrator may damage components. Be sure to install
dehydrator with proper direction flow.
(1) Install dehydrator (7) into two clamps (6).