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Honda Fit: Evaporator Expansion Valve Replacement (With A/C)

Second generation (2007-2017) / Honda Fit 2007-2017 Repair Manual / HVAC / Cooling / Evaporator Expansion Valve Replacement (With A/C)

  1. Recover the refrigerant with a recovery/recycling/charging station.

  1. Remove the bolt from the A/C line clamp (A).

  2. 6 x 1.0 mm9.8 N·m (1.00 kgf·m, 7.2 lbf·ft)A
  3. Remove the blower unit.

  1. Remove the bolt, then disconnect the A/C line (A) from the evaporator core and remove the O-rings (B).

  2. BReplace.A6 x 1.0 mm9.8 N·m(1.00 kgf·m, 7.2 lbf·ft)
  1. Disconnect the connectors (A) from the evaporator temperature sensor and the blower resistor, then remove the connector clip (B). Remove the self-tapping   screws, the expansion valve cover (C), and the seals (D).

  2. DReplace.BCAA
  1. Remove the bolts (A), the O-rings (B), the expansion valve (C) and the inlet and outlet lines (D) from the evaporator core (E). Be careful not to bend the lines.

  2. BReplace.EDA5 x 0.8 mm3.2 N·m(0.32 kgf·m,2.3 lbf·ft)C
  1. Remove the bolts, O-rings (A) and the expansion valve (B) from the inlet and outlet lines (C).

  2. 5 x 0.8 mm3.2 N·m(0.32 kgf·m, 2.3 lbf·ft)AReplace.BC
  3. Install the expansion valve in the reverse order of removal, and note these items:

    • Replace the O-rings with new ones at each fitting, and apply a thin coat of refrigerant oil before installing them. Be sure to use the correct O-rings for HFC-134a (R-134a) to avoid leakage.

    • Immediately after using the oil, reinstall the cap on the container, and seal it to avoid moisture absorption.

    • Do not spill the refrigerant oil on the vehicle; it may damage the paint; if the refrigerant oil contacts the paint, wash it off immediately.

    • Make sure that there is no air leakage.

    • Charge the system.

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