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Tesla Model 3: TXV Valve - Evaporator- Remove

TXV Valve - Evaporator (Remove and Replace)

Remove

  1. Disconnect 12V power. See 12V Power (Disconnect and Connect).
  2. Remove the underhood storage unit. See Underhood Storage Unit (Remove and Replace).
  3. Recover the A/C refrigerant. See A/C Refrigerant (Recovery and Recharge).

Note: The following steps can be performed while the refrigerant is recovered.

  1. Remove the inner HVAC plenum duct. See Duct - HVAC Plenum - Inner (Remove and Replace).
  2. Remove the cover for the 12V positive terminal.

TXV Valve - Evaporator- Remove

  1. Loosen the nut that attaches the positive harness to the battery, and then remove the harness from the battery.

TXV Valve - Evaporator- Remove

  1. Release the clip that attaches the suction/liquid lines to the electrical harness near the TXV.

TXV Valve - Evaporator- Remove

  1. Disconnect the electrical harness from the TXV valve connector.

TXV Valve - Evaporator- Remove

  1. After the refrigerant has been fully recovered, remove the nut that attaches the suction/liquid lines fitting to the TXV valve, and then remove the fitting from the TXV valve.
  2. Remove and discard the o-rings (x2) from the suction/liquid lines fitting.

TXV Valve - Evaporator- Remove

  1. Remove the bolts that attach the TXV valve to the HVAC module, and then remove the TXV valve from the HVAC module.
  2. Remove and discard the o-rings (x2) from the HVAC module.

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