How to Replace AC Condenser on Ford, mercury and Lincoln?

The procedure is similar for Ford Crown Victoria, Mercury Grand Marquis, Lincoln Town Car.         

The details to replace Condenser is as follows: ----
  Removal & Installation  instructions for Condenser are as follows: ----
The condenser core is a combination cooler with the bottom rows being used as an Oil-To-Air (OTA) transmission cooler. If a new A/C condenser is being installed to correct a suspected refrigerant leak due to fluorescent dye being found on the condenser, it should be verified that the dye is not a result of a transmission fluid leak.

  1. Drain and recycle the engine coolant.
  2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4. Remove the pin-type retainers and the radiator upper sight shield.
  5. Remove the 4 lower side air deflector pin-type retainers.
  6. Remove the bottom cooling module air deflector.
  7. Disconnect the 2 transmission cooler line fittings at the condenser.
  8. Remove the 2 condenser fitting nuts and disconnect the fittings. Discard the O-ring seals and gasket seals.
  9. Remove the 4 upper side air deflector pin-type retainers.
  10. Remove the 2 cooling module bracket bolts.
  11. Remove the 2 cooling module brackets.
  12. Remove the condenser bolt.
  13. Detach the power steering cooler from the cooling module clips.
  14. Tilt the cooling module back and remove the condenser core. 

    Fig. Removing the condenser
  15. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
  16. Install new O-ring seals and gasket seals.
  17. Lubricate the refrigerant system with the correct amount of clean PAG oil.
  18. Evacuate, leak test and charge the refrigerant system.
  19. Fill the transmission fluid to the correct level.

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