AC preventative maintenance

Discussion in 'Gen 3 Prius Care, Maintenance & Troubleshooting' started by toilet, Jul 9, 2018.

  1. toilet

    toilet Junior Member

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    Hello there,

    First thread so bear with me. I have a 2012 Prius S Touring (JDM trim) so its been on the road for 6 long years. Done 110,000 kms. I have one question from the experts:

    Apart from changing the cabin filter every 2 to 3 months (dusty city driving here) and pressure airing the condensor in the front, what else can I do to maintain full cooling capacity of the AC?

    More specifically, is the AC drier replaceable on these? Should the compressor oil be changed? The invertor coolant and engine coolant are stock, haven't been replaced to date. Should they be? Please bear in mind the AC currently works perfectly!

    Looking forward to some insights!
     
  2. tankyuong

    tankyuong Senior Member

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    If it ain't broke don't fix it for mess with it
     
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    Leadfoot J. McCoalroller Senior Member

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    Make sure it never goes more than a few weeks without being used. Even in winter, bump it on for a few minutes after the car is warmed up, just to exercise it.
     
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