Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Firebird A/C Compressor

Posted: December 22, 2011 in Chevrolet, Cadillac GMC A/C Compressors
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Brand: TechChoice Parts

New V5 A/C Compressor

Chevrolet Camaro, Pontiac Firebird A/C Compressor

New GM V5 Air Conditioning A/C Compressor Complete With 6 Groove Clutch Assembly For Chevy Camaro And Pontiac Firebird V6 3.8 Engine.

SKU: 100046 Part No: 10623N

New GM V5 Air Conditioning Compressor Complete With 6 Groove Clutch Measuring 4.62″ Diameter, 1.15″ Gauge Line – 3 Ears – Missing 11 O’Clock Ear – Ears Not Threaded – 5/8 X 5/8 Hose Manifold – 8mm Pin Coil @ 2 O’Clock – No Switch Ports – 8mm Rear Holes
General Motors V5 and V7 compressors have a control valve.  A control valve measures refrigerant and adjusts the angle of the swash plate, to which the pistons are connected, and controls the stroke of the pistons.  If high pressure is measured, the control valve adjusts to shorten the stroke of the pistons, so less pressure is produced.  If, upon installation of a new ac compressor, there seems to be no ‘pumping’ from the a/c compressor, it may be necessary to remove the control valve and blow off excess oil.  The control valve may be sensing no pressure and presuming the system is empty of refrigerant.
The Accumulator or Filter Drier should always be replaced when the Air Conditioning System is opened.  (see why)  The Orifice Tube, if equipped, should always be replaced and the Expansion Valve, if equipped, should at least be inspected for proper operation if not replaced.  (see why)
Cross Reference:
ACDelco: 15-20342, 15-20454, 15-21205, 15-21573, 15-21721
CarQuest / NAPA: 251290
Delphi: CS0058
Denso: 471-9140
Discount AC Parts: 60-00974RC, 60-00974NA, 60-00974NC
Four Seasons: 57971, 58971
General Motors: 1135222, 1135278, 1135436, 89018838, 89018889
Omega: 20-10644-R
Proliance: 2673, 2673N
Visteon: 000336, 010354

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