Jeep Cherokee (XJ): Accumulator. Blend-air door motor. Blower motor

Accumulator

WARNING: REVIEW THE WARNINGS AND CAUTIONS IN THE FRONT OF THIS GROUP BEFORE PERFORMING THE FOLLOWING OPERATION.

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.

(2) Recover the refrigerant from the refrigerant system. See Refrigerant Recovery in this group for the procedures.

(3) Unplug the wire harness connector from the low pressure cycling clutch switch.

(4) Loosen the screw that secures the accumulator retaining band to the support bracket on the dash panel (Fig. 14).

(5) Disconnect the suction line from the accumulator outlet tube refrigerant line fitting. See Refrigerant Line Coupler in this group for the procedures.

Install plugs in, or tape over all of the opened refrigerant line fittings.

(6) Disconnect the accumulator inlet tube refrigerant line fitting from the evaporator outlet tube. See Refrigerant Line Coupler in this group for the procedures.

Install plugs in, or tape over all of the opened refrigerant line fittings.

(7) Pull the accumulator and retaining band unit forward until the screw in the band is clear of the slotted hole in the support bracket on the dash panel.

(8) Remove the accumulator from the vehicle.

Fig. 14 Accumulator Remove/Install
Fig. 14 Accumulator Remove/Install

1 - LOW PRESSURE CYCLING CLUTCH SWITCH
2 - CLIP
3 - EVAPORATOR
4 - STUDS
5 - BRACKET
6 - NUTS
7 - BAND
8 - ACCUMULATOR
9 - SCREW

INSTALLATION

(1) Install the accumulator and retaining band as a unit by sliding the screw in the band into the slotted hole in the support bracket on the dash panel.

(2) Remove the tape or plugs from the refrigerant line fittings on the accumulator inlet tube and the evaporator outlet tube. Connect the accumulator inlet tube refrigerant line coupler to the evaporator outlet tube. See Refrigerant Line Coupler in this group for the procedures.

(3) Tighten the accumulator retaining band screw to 5 N·m (45 in. lbs.).

(4) Remove the tape or plugs from the refrigerant line fittings on the suction line and the accumulator outlet tube. Connect the suction line to the accumulator outlet tube refrigerant line coupler. See Refrigerant Line Coupler in this group for the procedures.

(5) Plug the wire harness connector into the low pressure cycling clutch switch.

(6) Connect the battery negative cable.

(7) Evacuate the refrigerant system. See Refrigerant System Evacuate in this group for the procedures.

(8) Charge the refrigerant system. See Refrigerant System Charge in this group for the procedures.

NOTE: If the accumulator is replaced, add 120 milliliters (4 fluid ounces) of refrigerant oil to the refrigerant system. Use only refrigerant oil of the type recommended for the compressor in the vehicle.

Blend-air door motor

WARNING: ON VEHICLES EQUIPPED WITH AIRBAGS, REFER TO GROUP 8M - PASSIVE RESTRAINT SYSTEMS BEFORE ATTEMPTING ANY STEERING WHEEL, STEERING COLUMN, OR INSTRUMENT PANEL COMPONENT DIAGNOSIS OR SERVICE. FAILURE TO TAKE THE PROPER PRECAUTIONS COULD RESULT IN ACCIDENTAL AIRBAG DEPLOYMENT AND POSSIBLE PERSONAL INJURY.

REMOVAL

(1) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.

(2) Disconnect the wire connector from the blendair door motor.

(3) Remove the screws that secure the blend-air door motor to the housing (Fig. 15).

(4) Remove the blend-air door motor.

INSTALLATION

(1) Reverse the removal procedures for installation.

(2) Install and tighten the screws that secures the blend-air door motor to the housing. Tighten the mounting screws to 1 N·m (10 in. lbs.).

(3) Connect the battery negative cable.

Blower motor

REMOVAL

(1) If the vehicle is equipped with air conditioning, recover the refrigerant from the refrigerant system.

See Refrigerant Recovery in this group for the procedures.

(2) Disconnect and isolate the battery negative cable.

Fig. 15 Blend-Air Door Motor
Fig. 15 Blend-Air Door Motor

1 - ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR
2 - BLEND-AIR DOOR MOTOR
3 - SCREW MOUNTING POINTS

(3) If the vehicle is equipped with air conditioning, the accumulator must be relocated in order to service the blower motor. This is done by loosening the accumulator retaining band screw and disconnecting the accumulator inlet tube from the evaporator outlet tube. The accumulator can then be moved far enough to access and remove the blower motor. See Accumulator in this group for the procedures.

(4) Unplug the blower motor wire harness connector (Fig. 16).

(5) Remove the three screws that secure the blower motor and wheel assembly to the heater-A/C housing.

(6) Rotate and tilt the blower motor unit as needed for clearance to remove the blower motor and wheel from the heater-A/C housing.

INSTALLATION

(1) Align and install the blower motor and wheel assembly into the heater-A/C housing.

(2) Install and tighten the three screws that secure the blower motor and wheel assembly to the heater- A/C housing. Tighten the mounting screws to 2.2 N·m (20 in. lbs.).

(3) Plug in the blower motor wire harness connector.

(4) If the vehicle is equipped with air conditioning, connect the accumulator inlet tube to the evaporator outlet tube and tighten the accumulator retaining band screw. See Accumulator in this group for the procedures.

(5) Connect the battery negative cable.

Fig. 16 Blower Motor Remove/Install
Fig. 16 Blower Motor Remove/Install

1 - BLOWER MOTOR
2 - WIRE HARNESS CONNECTOR
3 - MOUNTING SCREWS

(6) If the vehicle is equipped with air conditioning, evacuate the refrigerant system. See Refrigerant System Evacuate in this group for the procedures.

(7) If the vehicle is equipped with air conditioning, charge the refrigerant system. See Refrigerant System Charge in this group for the procedures.

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