Fluids and lubricants

Air conditioning, fluid - volume and grade

Updated 7/23/2018

The climate control system in the car uses a refrigerant, either R1234yf or R134a, depending on market. Information about which refrigerant the car's climate control system uses can be seen on a decal, located on the inside of the bonnet.

Prescribed grades and volumes of fluids and lubricants in the air conditioning system can be read in the tables below.

A/C decal

Decal for R134a

The label is fitted on the inside of the bonnet.

The label is fitted on the inside of the bonnet.

Decal for R1234yf

The label is fitted on the inside of the bonnet.

The label is fitted on the inside of the bonnet.

Symbol explanation R1234yf

Symbol

Meaning

Caution

Mobile air conditioning system (MAC)

Lubricant type

An authorised service technician is required in order to service the mobile air conditioning system (MAC)

Flammable refrigerants

Refrigerant

Cars with refrigerant R134a

Weight

Prescribed grade

625 g

R134a

Warning

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

Cars with refrigerant R1234yf

Weight

Prescribed grade

575 g

R1234yf

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

60 ml

PAG oil

Evaporator

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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