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Ford Focus Service Manual: Condenser Core

Ford Focus Service Manual / HVAC / Cooling / Condenser Core

Item Specification
Motorcraft® PAG Refrigerant Compressor Oil YN-12-D WSH-M1C231-B

Item Part Number Description
1 Horn assembly electrical connector (part of 14290)
2 W520413 A/C condenser fitting nut (2 required) (outlet and inlet)
3 W710090 Lower radiator support bolt (4 required)
4 16138 Lower radiator support
5 W709180 Transmission fluid cooler tube bracket pin-type retainer
6 Transmission fluid cooler tube connector (part of 7890) (2 required)
7 W503823 Condenser bolt (2 required)
8 19712 Condenser core
9 19B596 O-ring seal and gasket seal kit
10 19B596 O-ring seal and gasket seal kit

Removal and Installation

All vehicles

  1. Remove the lower radiator air deflector. For additional information, refer to Section  501-02.
  1. Recover the refrigerant. For additional information, refer to Section  412-00.
  1. Disconnect the horn assembly electrical connector and detach the wire harness pin-type retainers from the lower radiator support.
  1. Remove the condenser outlet and inlet fitting nuts and disconnect the fitting.
    • Discard the O-ring seal and gasket seal.
    • To install, tighten to 15 Nm (133 lb-in).
  1. Position a suitable jackstand below the lower radiator support to support the cooling module.
  1. NOTICE: To prevent damage to the cooling module, place several shop towels or similar between the jackstand and cooling module before resting the cooling module on the jackstand.


    The cooling module will have to be held in position and the jackstand will have to be lowered to remove the lower radiator support. The cooling module must then be positioned back onto the jackstand.

    Remove the 4 lower radiator support bolts and the lower radiator support.
    • To install, tighten to 25 Nm (18 lb-ft).

Vehicles with automatic transmission

  1. Disconnect the 2 transmission fluid cooler tube connectors.
  1. Remove the transmission fluid cooler tube bracket pin-type retainer.

All vehicles

  1. Remove the 2 condenser bolts.
    • To install, tighten to 5 Nm (44 lb-in).
  1. Remove the condenser core.
  1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.
    • Install new gasket seals and O-ring seals.
    • Lubricate the refrigerant system with the correct amount of clean PAG oil. For additional information, refer to Section  412-00.
  1. Evacuate, leak test and charge the refrigerant system. For additional information, refer to Section  412-00.
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