Specifications for fluids and lubricants

Air conditioning — specifications

Updated 11/9/2020

Air conditioning — specifications

The car's climate control system uses a freon-free refrigerant, either R1234yf or R134a, depending on market. Information about which refrigerant the car's climate control system uses is printed on a decal located on the underside of the bonnet.

Refrigerant and compressor oil are used in the air conditioning system. Information is shown below about the label for refrigerant quantity, and the table below shows the prescribed quality and volume for compressor oil.

A/C decal

Decal for R134a

P5-1507-Air conditioning warning sticker

Decal for R1234yf

P5-1507-Decal air conditioning R1234yf

Symbol explanation R1234yf

Symbol

Meaning

P5-1507-Symbol caution

Caution

P5-1507-Symbol A/C-system

Mobile air conditioning system (MAC)

P5-1507-Symbol Lubricant type A/C-system

Lubricant type

P5-1507-Symbol Technician type A/C-system

A trained and certified technician is required in order to service the mobile air conditioning system (MAC)

P5-1507-Symbol Flammable refrigerant

Flammable refrigerants

Refrigerant

Refrigerant amount is printed on the decal located on the underside of the bonnet.

Cars with R134a refrigerant

P5/P6-1946-Refrigerant weight R134a
Refrigerant amount.

Warning

The air conditioning system contains pressurised refrigerant R134a. This system must only be serviced and repaired by an authorised workshop.

Cars with R1234yf refrigerant

P5/P6-1946-Refrigerant weight R1234yf
Refrigerant amount.

Warning

The air conditioning system contains pressurised refrigerant R1234yf. In accordance with SAE J2845 (Technician Training for Safe Service and Containment of Refrigerants Used in Mobile A/C System), service and repair of the refrigerant system must only be performed by trained and certified technicians in order to ensure the safety of the system.

Compressor oil

Volume

Prescribed grade

100 ml (3.38 fl. oz.)

PAG SP-A2

Evaporator

Only applies to cars with R1234yf refrigerant

Important

The A/C system's evaporator must never be repaired or replaced with a previously used evaporator. A new evaporator must be certified and labelled in accordance with SAE J2842.


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