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Old 05-20-2003, 02:48 PM
gregga gregga is offline
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Join Date: Jan 2001
Location: Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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Well, first thing is to search this forum for topics on the replacement. I found a thread with pictures similar to what I encountered. Second is the advice I followed as to marking bolts and screws. I used the blue 3M tape and either taped the fastener in the hole it came from or taped them in a strip and labeled them with a marker. Third is to not believe anything needs to be forced. Find the hidden hold up. It's always there. Fourth, buy the best evaporator because you don't want to do this again. I couldn't afford the ACM and ended up trying to start the fittings into the expansion valve for two hours because it was at the wrong angle. Had to take all the fasteners off the box and wiggle it to line up the threads. And finally, look at how the parts should be, not how they are. That's how I found the cable clamps had slipped and the controls didn't work. Try stuff while it's apart. If you're as proud of your work as I am, amaze your friends with pictures. I can't get my files small enough or I'd post one or two. And remember, it's fun!
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