1.7.12. Care of the conditioner

Maintenance of the condenser in purity
The conditioner condenser (and an engine cooling system radiator) needs to be checked for lack of sticking of dirt, the remains of insects, leaves, etc. periodically. During removal of deposits accurately use a brush or a stream of water not to bend fan elements.

Check of operability of the conditioner
1. Start the engine and let's it work within several minutes on idling turns, at the same time the conditioner has to work in the mode of the maximum cooling.
2. If the air which is going out of deflectors in the dashboard not cold, then provide the car to the closest dealer of Hyundai for check of the air conditioning system.

ATTENTION
Operation of the conditioner with the low level of coolant can lead for a long time to damage of the compressor.

Lubricant
For lubricant of the compressor and consolidations of the air conditioning system it is necessary to turn on the conditioner, at least, for 10 min. every week. It is especially important during the season periods when the conditioner is not used.

Check of a belt of the drive of the compressor of the conditioner

Fig. 1.172. Check of a belt of the drive of the compressor of the conditioner



At regular use of the conditioner the tension of a belt of the drive of the compressor of the conditioner needs to be checked, at least, once a month. For check of a tension of a belt of the drive of the compressor of the conditioner press a belt in the middle between pulleys of a bent shaft of the engine and compressor of the conditioner. When pressing a belt a finger its deflection should not exceed 8 mm. If you have tools for check of a tension of a belt, then at effort of 98 N its deflection has to make, about, 8 mm.