Subaru Legacy

Since 1990-1998 of release

Repair and car operation

Subaru Legasi
+ 1.1. Identification numbers
+ 2. Maintenance service
+ 3. Engines
- 4. Heating, ventilation
   + 4.1. Cooling system
   + 4.2. Heating system
   - 4.3. Air central air
      4.3.1. Check of a central air of air
      4.3.2. Coolant addition
      4.3.3. The Receiver / a dehumidifier
      4.3.4. The compressor
      4.3.5. The condenser
      4.3.6. The evaporator
   4.4. Climate control system
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. An exhaust system
+ 7. Systems of start, ignition
+ 8. Transmissions
+ 9. Coupling, shaft
+ 10. Brake system
+ 11. A suspension bracket
+ 12. A steering
+ 13. A body
+ 14. An electric equipment

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4.3.3. The Receiver / a dehumidifier

Arrangement of a receiver / of a dehumidifier in a motor compartment.

The receiver-dehumidifier (it is specified by an arrow) works as the filter and the tank for a coolant and is established on the right side in a motor compartment.

The prevention

The central air is under a high pressure, therefore it is impossible to weaken any connections. The experts trained in safe working methods with application of the appropriate equipment with observance of rules of depressurization, acquainted with receptions of gathering and order of storage of an automobile coolant should make a system discharge.


1. Discharge air central air.
2. Remove a wire of weight from the accumulator.

The prevention

On some models the safety air cushion is established. Therefore it is necessary to remove a wire of weight from the accumulator and to wait at least one minute before work about the gauge of collision or the panel of devices to avoid casual expansion of an air cushion of safety.

3. Disconnect an electric socket from the pressure gauge on a receiver / a dehumidifier.
4. Unscrew two tubes from a dehumidifier receiver/.
5. Ослабьте a clip and having pulled upwards a receiver / a dehumidifier, remove it.


1. At installation of a new receiver / of a dehumidifier merge oil from an old receiver / of a dehumidifier in a measuring test tube. Fill in the same quantity of new oil in a new receiver / a dehumidifier.
2. Establish a receiver / a dehumidifier and fix a clip.
3. Connect pipes to a receiver / to a dehumidifier, preliminary having established on them new sealing rings of round section and having oiled them.
4. The further installation is made in sequence, return to removal.