Hyundai Tucson: Compressor

Hyundai Tucson - Fourth generation (NX4) - (2020-2023) - Workshop Manual / Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (HVAC) / Air Conditioning System / Compressor


  1. Compressor


  1. Clutch bolt
  2. Disc & Hub assembly
  3. Snap ring (Rotor)
  4. Pulley
  5. Snap Ring (Stator)
  6. Clutch spacer
  7. Compressor
  8. Electric Control Valve (ECV)
  9. Electric Control Valve (ECV) snap ring


  1. If a compressor is available, the air conditioner is operated for a few minutes in the engine idle state and then the engine is stopped.
  2. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
  3. Recover the refrigerant with a recovery/charging station.

    (Refer to Air conditioning System - "Repair procedures")

  4. Remove the engine room under cover.

    (Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover")

  5. Loosen the mounting nuts and separate the suction line (A), discharge line (B).

Tightening torque : 21.6 - 32.4 N.m (2.2 - 3.3 kgf.m, 15.9 - 23.9 lb-ft)


Plug or cap the lines immediately after disconnecting them to avoid moisture and dust contamination.

  1. Press the lock pin and separate the ECV connector (A).

  1. Loosen the drive belt.

    (Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Drive Belt")

  2. Loosen the mounting bolts and remove the compressor assembly (A).

Tightening torque : 20.0 - 33.0 N.m (2.04 - 3.36 kgf.m, 14.8 - 24.3 lb-ft)

Compressor - Installation


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