infotainment system and
Warning: Only duly qualified technical personnel
are authorized to carry out maintenance work
on the air conditioner.
The antennas for the infotainment system are mounted at
different points in the vehicle:
Type of refrigerant
Lubricating oil type
— on the inside of the rear window, together with the rear
— on the inside of the rear side windows
See workshop documentation (only available to
Volks wagen dealers).
— on the inside of the windscreen;
— on the roof of the vehicle.
Only duly qualified technical personnel are
authorized to carry out maintenance work on
The integrated antennas on the inside of the crystals are made
of fine metal wires.
the air conditioner.
The antennas that are located on the inside of the crystals can
be damaged by objects rubbing against them or by the use of
corrosive or acid-containing products.
Make sure that all components are disposed
of correctly and never fit components
disassembled from end-of-life vehicles or from
recycling plants into the vehicle.
· Do not stick stickers on top of metal threads, eg. e.g., in the
area of the rear window.
· Never clean the antennas with products that are corrosive or
Air conditioning lubricating oil
The air conditioner contains up to 210 ml (7 oz) of lubricating
oil. The exact specifications and quantities of the air conditioning
lubricating oil can be found on the Internet portal erWin (electronic
information system for repairs and workshops) ÿ p. 373.
If an infotainment system is retrofitted, it must be compatible
with the antenna amplifier fitted as standard in the vehicle.
Otherwise, the amplifier may be damaged.
To ensure correct and safe operation of the air conditioner,
only duly qualified technical personnel are authorized to carry
out maintenance work on it.
Some electronic components, such as the infotainment
system, and some control units are factory-fitted with a
· Never repair the air conditioning evaporator with disassembled
parts from vehicles at the end of their useful life or from
recycling plants, nor replace it with this type of parts.
Component protection allows the lawful assembly or replacement
of components and control units by a specialist workshop.
· USA and Canada: The parts for the evaporator of the air
conditioner have to be certified and identified according to
the SAE J2842 HFO-1234y and R744 standards.
In the following situations, component protection prevents
factory-supplied components from unrestricted use outside the
— Mounting on other vehicles, e.g. For example, after a robbery.
— Use of components outside the vehicle.
If a message about component protection is displayed on the
instrument panel display or on the infotainment system display,
e.g. g., SAFE CP
Information for the client