Renault Clio: Refrigerant circuit: Check

AIR CONDITIONING or CLIMATE CONTROL

Renault Clio. Refrigerant circuit

IMPORTANT

Consult the safety and cleanliness advice and operation recommendations before carrying out any repair (see 62A, Air conditioning, Air conditioning: Precautions for the repair, 62A-1).

Note: After any work on air conditioning circuit leaks on the Laguna II, Vel Satis and Espace IV, check that filling fault DF033 Refrigerant is not present, using the Diagnostic tool. If it is present, clear it. The compressor cannot operate until the fault is cleared.

There are several types of detector:

Note: To carry out an after repair check, use the procedure for the electronic detector (1). To carry out a more thorough check for leaks, use a trace detector (2).

Check that the air conditioning system is operating correctly (see 62A, Air conditioning, Air conditioning: Check, 62A-6).

REFRIGERANT CIRCUIT SEALING CHECKING OPERATION

1 - Electronic detectors:

WARNING

Consult the device's operating manual to avoid incorrect use.

Note: If replacing a defective part (see 62A, Air conditioning).

2 - Trace detectors

WARNING

Consult the device's operating manual to avoid incorrect use.

WARNING

To avoid damaging the cold loop components (corrosions, etc.), do not use dye if the traces reveal that some product has already been injected.

Note: If replacing a defective part (see 62A, Air conditioning).

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