Subaru Legacy

since 1990-1998 release

Repair and operation of the car

Subaru Legacy
+ 1.1. Identification numbers
+ 2. Maintenance
+ 3. Engines
- 4. Heating, ventilation
   + 4.1. Cooling system
   + 4.2. System of heating
   - 4.3. Air conditioning system
      4.3.1. Check of the air conditioning system
      4.3.2. Coolant addition
      4.3.3. Receiver / dehumidifier
      4.3.4. Compressor
      4.3.5. Condenser
      4.3.6. Evaporator
   4.4. System of climate control
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Exhaust system
+ 7. Systems of start, ignition
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Coupling, shaft
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. Suspension bracket
+ 12. Steering
+ 13. Body
+ 14. Electric equipment

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4.3.5. Condenser


The condenser of the air conditioning system is installed before a radiator.


1. Discharge the air conditioning system.
2. Remove a front grille and unscrew bolts of fastening of a radiator.
3. Disconnect coolant pipes from the condenser, having unscrewed bolts of fastening of a pipe on the left side of the condenser (the drawing at the left) and on the right side of the condenser (the drawing on the right).
4. Unscrew bolts of fastening of the condenser.
5. Incline a radiator back and take the condenser from the car.


At installation of the new condenser it is necessary to establish a new receiver a dehumidifier.

1. At installation of the new condenser merge from it oil in a measuring test tube. Fill in the same amount of new oil in the new condenser.
2. Install the condenser before a radiator and fix by bolts.
3. Connect pipes to the condenser, previously having established on them new sealing rings of round section and having oiled them.
4. Further installation is made in the sequence, the return to removal.