Ford Explorer: Climate Control System - General Information / General Procedures - Air Conditioning (A/C) System Recovery, Evacuation and Charging - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Vehicles With: R1234YF Refrigerant

Ford Explorer 2020-2022 Service Manual / Electrical / Climate Control System / Climate Control System - General Information / General Procedures - Air Conditioning (A/C) System Recovery, Evacuation and Charging - Hybrid Electric Vehicle (HEV), Vehicles With: R1234YF Refrigerant

Special Tool(s) / General Equipment

Air Conditioning Service Unit
Refrigerant Identification Equipment

Check

NOTE:

  • For all equipment, follow the manufacturer's instructions.
  • Follow and inspect all charging instructions.
  1. Start and run the engine at idle until normal operating temperature is reached.
  1. Set Heaters front and rear (if equipped) to full hot.
  1. Connect the following items:
    1. FOLLOW the recovery process of the refrigerant analyzer and its importance.

Recovery

NOTICE: Use an A/C refrigerant analyzer before recovering any of the vehicle's A/C refrigerant. Failure to do so puts the shop's bulk refrigerant at risk of contamination. If the vehicle's A/C refrigerant is contaminated, refer the customer to the service facility that carried out the last A/C service. If the customer wishes to pay the additional cost, use the A/C recovery equipment that is designated for recovering contaminated A/C refrigerant. Dispose of all contaminated A/C refrigerant as hazardous waste in accordance with all federal, state and local regulations. For all equipment, follow the manufacturer's instructions.

  1. NOTE: Use only Ford Approved R1234yf refrigerant management equipment.

    Verify the refrigerant purity prior to recovery. Refer to Refrigerant Identification Testing procedure in Group 412.
    • 198‐RI2012yfp A/C Refrigerant Analyzer for use with R134a and R1234yf vehicles
      Use the General Equipment: Refrigerant Identification Equipment
  1. NOTICE: It is important to make sure that the oil recovery bottle is cleaned and free of any oil from any previous recovery. Cross contamination of oil can damage A/C components.

    • CLEAN and INSPECT the oil recovery bottle. Make sure it is dry and clean.
  1. Connect the tool to the low-side and high-side service gauge port valves following the manufacturer's instructions.
    • 199-FFX1234 Flo Dynamics R1234yf A/C Refrigerant Management Center
      Use the General Equipment: Air Conditioning Service Unit
    • 218-FFX1234 CPS R1234yf A/C Refrigerant Management Center.
      Use the General Equipment: Air Conditioning Service Unit
  1. Connect the following items:
    1. All Warranty claims require paper print outs for the claims to be paid. FOLLOW the step and complete the vehicle Make, Model, Vin number and RO information.
    2. Connect battery charger. Refer to Charging System - General Information in Group 414.
    3. NOTE: For PHEV only

      NOTE: Never attempt to recover from only the low side service gauge port valve (solenoid valves in the system will not allow for full recovery). Open solenoid valves.

      Connect FDRS scan tool. GO TO SOBDMC module. Actuate the following PIDS: AC_DV_B_CMD#, AC_DV_C_CMD#
    1. Pushing the recovery button, warm-up process begins the refrigerant identifier and starts the calibration process. Upon completion of the calibration process purity of the refrigerant within the system is complete.
    1. The machine asks if you wish to take an A/C system pressure snapshot. Selections are (OK) to continue and (ESC) to Exit. Selection here is (ESC).
    1. The machine starts a self-cleaning process for the recovery process. This process will clean the internals of the recovery parts. Total time approximately 4 minutes.
    1. Actual recovery process starts. Total time approximately 10 minutes.
    1. Recovery process finishes. Then clears lines and recovery equipment. Total time approximately 3 minutes.
  1. Recover the refrigerant from the system following the manufacturer's instructions. Note the amount of oil removed during the refrigerant recovery (if any). Add that same amount back into the system once repairs are complete. Refer to Refrigerant Oil Adding procedure in Group 412. For the PHEV this process takes approximately 3 minutes.
    1. CHECK recovery oil bottle on machine. This amount to be returned back into refrigerant system along with amount of oil needed for the replacement component. REFER to Refrigerant Specifications in Group 412 for oil amounts.
    1. RECOVERY complete. CHECK paper and printout results of refrigerant recovered. The printout paper is to be submitted with the warranty claim.
  1. Allow the system to set for about 2 minutes and observe the system vacuum reading. If the vacuum is not lost, disconnect the recovery equipment.
  1. If the system loses vacuum, repeat Steps 6 through 8 until the vacuum level remains stable for 2 minutes.
  1. Carry out the required repairs.

Evacuation

  1. NOTICE: Use an A/C refrigerant analyzer before recovering any of the vehicle's refrigerant. Failure to do so puts the shop's bulk refrigerant at risk of contamination. If the vehicle's A/C refrigerant is contaminated, refer the customer to the service facility that carried out the last A/C service. If the customer wishes to pay the additional cost, use the A/C recovery equipment that is designated for recovering contaminated A/C refrigerant. Dispose of all contaminated A/C refrigerant as hazardous waste in accordance with all federal, state and local regulations. For all equipment, follow the manufacturer's instructions.

    NOTE: Use only Ford Approved R1234yf refrigerant management equipment.

    1. Verify the refrigerant purity prior to recovery. Refer to Refrigerant Identification Testing procedure in Group 412.
  1. Connect the tool to the low-side and high-side service gauge port valves following the manufacturer's instructions.
    • 199-FFX1234 Flo Dynamics R1234yf A/C Refrigerant Management Center
      Use the General Equipment: Air Conditioning Service Unit
    • 023-AC1234-6LD Robinair R1234yf A/C Refrigerant Management Center
      Use the General Equipment: Air Conditioning Service Unit
    • 218-FFX1234 CPS R1234yf A/C Refrigerant Management Center.
      Use the General Equipment: Air Conditioning Service Unit
  1. NOTE: Never attempt to recover from only the low side service gauge port valve (solenoid valves in the system will not allow for full recovery). Open solenoid valves.

    Evacuate the system until the low-pressure gauge reads at least 99.4 kPa (29.5 in-Hg) of vacuum and as close to 101.1 kPa (30 in-Hg) as possible. Continue to operate the vacuum pump for a minimum of 45 minutes. For warranty claims the vacuum time of 45 minutes should be added to the print out.

Charging

  1. NOTICE: Use an A/C refrigerant analyzer before recovering any of the vehicle's refrigerant. Failure to do so puts the shop's bulk refrigerant at risk of contamination. If the vehicle's A/C refrigerant is contaminated, refer the customer to the service facility that carried out the last A/C service. If the customer wishes to pay the additional cost, use the A/C recovery equipment that is designated for recovering contaminated A/C refrigerant. Dispose of all contaminated A/C refrigerant as hazardous waste in accordance with all federal, state and local regulations. For all equipment, follow the manufacturer's instructions.

    • 198‐RI2012yfp A/C Refrigerant Analyzer for use with R134a and R1234yf vehicles
      Use the General Equipment: Refrigerant Identification Equipment
  1. Lubricate the refrigerant system with the correct amount of clean POE oil. The A/C oil recovered during evacuation is injected back into system, in addition to the amount of oil recommended by the workshop manual (WSM) for a component replacement. Refer to Refrigerant Oil Adding procedure in Group 412.
  1. Per the low-side and high-side service gauge port valves following the manufacturer's charge instructions.
    1. Choose HP+LP Charge mode.
    1. Choose Refrigerant and the refrigerant amount. This amount is indicated on the underhood sticker or in the workshop manual (WSM). Refer to WSM Refrigerant Specifications - section 412.
    1. The machine asks if the vehicle that is using a POE oil is equipped with a high voltage system. Select (YES) for either a HEV or PHEV.
    1. To prevent any contamination, flush the service hoses. Connect both HP and LP hoses to the storage ports on the machine. OPEN both coupler valves. Press OK to confirm.
    1. The machine flushes the internals and lines (Service Hoses are being flushed Please wait). Process takes 5 minutes.
    1. Machine recovers the refrigerant that it uses to clean the lines. Process takes 5 minutes.
    1. Clears the lines then purges the air/contaminates from the system. Hose Flush complete. PRESS OK to confirm.
  1. Connect the tool to the low-side and high-side service gauge port valves following the manufacturer's instructions.
    • 199-FFX1234 Flo Dynamics R1234yf A/C Refrigerant Management Center
      Use the General Equipment: Air Conditioning Service Unit
    • 023-AC1234-6LD Robinair R1234yf A/C Refrigerant Management Center
      Use the General Equipment: Air Conditioning Service Unit
    • 218-FFX1234 CPS R1234yf A/C Refrigerant Management Center.
      Use the General Equipment: Air Conditioning Service Unit
    1. Charge step begins with an air purge.
    1. CONNECT both service lines back on the vehicle. OPEN both coupler valves. PRESS OK to confirm.
    1. (Charge) Vacuum Leak Test begins. Runs for 5 minutes.
    1. Pre-Charge Leak Test Low and High Pressure Side. Machine does a partial charge.
    1. Turn HVAC Blower on LOW.
    1. A/C switch OFF.
    1. Air distribution set to floor.
    1. Leak check front evaporator. Recommend also checking the repaired area in conjunction with the evaporator checks.
    1. FOLLOW machine instuctions using a J2913 compliant leak detector for the evaporator.
    1. Was the test performed? PRESS OK to confirm.
    • Was a leak found? OK for Yes. ESC for No.
    • Is there a rear evaporator? Press OK for Yes. Press ESC for No.
    • If Yes, Leak check rear evaporator.
    • FOLLOW machine instructions using a J2913 compliant leak detector for the rear evaporator.
    • Was the test performed? PRESS OK to confirm.
    1. Charge Leak Test Low and High Pressure Side. Machine finishes charge.
    1. The machine asks if you wish to take an A/C system pressure snapshot. Selections are (OK) to continue and (ESC) to Exit. Selection here is (ESC).
    1. For charge, Disconnect the HP hose.
    1. Leave the LP hose connected.
    1. KOER, A/C system set to Maximum cool. PRESS OK to confirm.
    1. Charge, Hose Equalize pressure.
    • Charge complete, Charge results. Print for warranty claim. CHECK paper. PRESS OK to print.

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