64 51 001Cleaning evaporator (right-hand drive vehicle)

Special tools required:


When handling cleaning agent, observe following protective measures:

Wear protective rubber gloves and protective goggles.

If cleaning agent comes into contact with eyes or skin, wash immediately with lots of water.

Comply with notes and instructions on handling cleaning agents


For information on cleaning agent and rinsing again, refer to Service Information.

For spraying device, observe Service Information Spraying device for the air conditioning system.

To avoid dirtying vehicle interior:

  • Close all air vents
  • The air conditioning must be set to the air recirculation function
  • Cover carpet in work area

Carry out the cleaning operation in a suitable washing bay as the emerging cleaning agent escapes through the drain openings in the transmission tunnel.


After completing cleaning, allow the vehicle to drip-dry for approx. 5 minutes.

Necessary preliminary work:

Insert special tool 2 289 613 into the microfilter housing (1) as shown.

Position special tool 2 289 613 up against the top right limit position as shown.

Move special tool 2 289 613 from the top downwards (1) to limit position.


If special tool 2 289 613 jams:

Move special tool 2 289 613 slightly to the left (2) until it can be moved from the top to the bottom.


Set air conditioning to footwell ventilation and fresh air mode. Open side windows/doors.

Start the vehicle and let the air conditioning run for approx. 5 minutes at maximum blower output.

In order to eliminate the last remnants of cleaning agent, repeat this process shortly before handover to the customer.

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