Renault Clio: Refrigerant circuit: Draining - Filling

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).

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: A summary table gives the quantities of refrigerant in the system according to the engine type (see 62A, Air conditioning, Air conditioning: Parts and consumables for the repair, 62A-2).

I - RECOVERING REFRIGERANT FLUID

Note:

Note:

It is essential to follow these procedures to prevent:

When draining or checking the refrigerant fill load, three scenarios are to be taken into account:

Scenario A:

Scenario B:

Scenario C:

II - CREATING A VACUUM

Scenario A:

  • creation of a vacuum takes 20 minutes.

Scenario B:

  • creation of a vacuum takes 45 minutes to eliminate any trace of moisture.

III - FILLING

WARNING

After injecting dye into the refrigerant, be sure to indicate this on a label (supplied with the dye capsule), and the date of the operation.

Position the label so it is visible near to the cold loop filler valve.

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