Honda Fit manuals

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

Second generation (2007-2018) / Honda Fit 2007-2018 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.

See also:

VIN, Engine, (Motor), Transmission Numbers, and Paint Codes
Vehicle Identification Number   a. Manufacturer, Make, and Type of Vehicle JHM: Honda Motor Co., Ltd. Honda passe ...

Wiper Blades
Check the condition of the wiper blades at least every six months. Replace them if you find signs of cracking in the rubber, areas that are getting hard, or if they leave streaks and unwiped areas ...

Refilling Window Washer Fluid
Models without washer level sensor Check the amount of window washer fluid. Look for 1/2 mark on the reservoir. If the level is low, fill the washer reservoir. Models with washer level senso If ...

© 2018 Copyright