May 23, 2015 best advice is the method i would use to located the orifice tube in the 2000 chevy venture. Inlet filter 3 damaged or plugged with fine gritty material; replace the tube. On the G, P, L, M, S, and … T series it is at the inlet of the evaporator. Most libraries have repair manuals on their automotive shelf section. The filter is on the top of the engine under the power steering pump. After taking off all connections, I finally found the orifice in the bottom tube coming off the condenser. On a Cavalier 05, with an Ecotec 2.
Carefully grasp the edge of the expansion orifice tube 1 without touching the inlet filter 3 and insert the expansion tube into the condenser tube until fully seated. It will be between 2 hoses which are the fuel lines. Moreover, replacing automotive parts which are in poor shape permits your heating and air conditioning to perform efficiently and enables you to ride with confidence. Just take the nuts off the housing for it and there you have it. After taking off all connections, I finally found the orifice in the bottom tube coming off the condenser. Due to the pressure differential on the liquid refrigerant, the refrigerant will begin to vaporize at the orifice tube. Thank you for the question and good luck in everything.
If you are ,yours doesn't have one. Refer to Refrigerant Recovery and Recharging. If you are standing in the front of the engine, It will be the big round object sticking up in the front of the left valve cover. Carefully grasp the edge of the expansion orifice tube 1 without touching the inlet filter 3 and insert the expansion tube into the condenser tube until fully seated. I had trouble finding the orifice tube in my Ranger too.
If you found this answer at all helpful, please remember to rate this answer. That plug and wire that will want to get in your way is the pressure sensor, try not to accidentally break it. Just replaced on and it's not fun. Once you loose the nut and pull the tubes apart you will see the end of the orifice. It is not in or on the valve cover, it's in the front of it… Not changed one on this truck but the principle the same. On my 2004 Cavalier it is in front of the gas tank under the body.
If I can do anything further to assist you now or in the future, do not hesitate to let me know. The last 2 or in the front of the engine 1 on each side of the timing cover. It is still easy to see. The leading brand name parts. Jun 18, 2014 It is located inside the condensor tube running to the evaporator. There will be two of them but undo the one that is going up and down. Refer to Refrigerant Recovery and Recharging.
In the 90 model year, it was either located at the evaportor or at the condenser. Unscrew the cap and the old filter will be snapped onto the bottom of cap. This is one of the oddest locations for an oil filter I have ever encountered For the 2004 ecotec engine, it's a little to the left and underneath the top radiator… If it is the 2. You will have to remove the air dryer, you will loss coolant. I'm going to tackle this project this weekend. It also has a electrical connector hooked to it. Mine was at the condenser.
On my '97, I've got a connector right at the firewall were the hardline connects to a slightly larger line going to the evaporator. Great cars and trucks like your Cavalier need great parts. You can not tell by looking at the line from the outside. So in terms; The starter has to be in good working condition to be able to turn the engine over. I had trouble finding the orifice tube in my Ranger too.
This component is in the intake tube of the evaporator under the hood of your vehicle beside the firewall. It will be towards the front of the car on the drivers side of the engine. If you look betweent he drives and passenger doors. Then went and bought some rubber hoses and some clamps and just clamped them… It depends on what engine you have. After taking off all connections, I finally found the orifice in the bottom tube coming off the condenser.