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- 1) Installs and repairs automotive air-conditioning units: Bolts compressor to engine block and installs driving pulley on front end of crankshaft.
- 2) Places fan belt on pulleys, adjusts tension, and tightens bolts.
- 3) Bolts evaporator unit under dashboard or in trunk.
- 4) Welds or bolts mounting brackets to automobile frame.
- 5) Drills holes through interior panels, threads hoses through holes and connects hoses to compressor, evaporator, and cool-air outlet.
- 6) Fills compressor with refrigerant and starts unit.
- 7) Measures compressor pressure to determine efficiency of compressor, using gauge.
- 8) Listens to operating unit for indications of malfunction.
- 9) Removes faulty units from vehicles, disassembles them, and replaces worn and broken parts and fluid in unit.
- 10) Makes electrical connections as required.
- 11) May specialize in installation of automotive air-conditioning units and be designated Automotive Air-Conditioner Installer.
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