The A/C kits and instructions for the 2005 Insight are
carryovers from 2004 with no changes. Kit number
80000-S3Y-A02 is for U.S. vehicles, and kit number
80000-S3Y-C02 is for Canada vehicles.
TOOLS AND SUPPLIES REQUIRED
Open-end wrench set
Socket wrench set
Belt tension gauge
Refrigerant oil (R12 mineral oil or R134a PAG oil)
Fender covers, floor mats, and seat covers
HFC-134a refrigerant recovery/recycling/charging
Eye protection (face shield, safety goggles, etc.)
Electronic leak detector
Use only HFC-134a in this system; do not use
CFC 12 (Freon); do not install parts designed for
use in a CFC system.
Use a charging station. A/C charging stations and
refrigerant recovery/recycling stations minimize the
release of CFCs and HFCs into the atmosphere.
Use them for all A/C charging and service work
according to their manufacturers' instructions.
Do not overcharge. This system requires only the
amount of HFC-134a refrigerant shown below. If
you overcharge the system, the engine and the A/
C could malfunction.
500 to 550 grams
0.50 to 0.55 kilograms
1.1 to 1.2 pounds
17.6 to 19.4 ounces
© 2005 American Honda Motor Co., Inc. - All Rights Reserved.
Customer Information: The information in this
installation instruction is intended for use only by
skilled technicians who have the proper tools,
equipment, and training to correctly and safely add
equipment to your vehicle. These procedures
should not be attempted by "do-it-yourselfers."
AII 28737 (0502)
Make sure you install the correct part. Use the
illustrations on pages 2 and 3 as a guide to check
the parts before you install them.
Don't remove plugs and caps from fittings until
the parts are ready to install. This will keep out
moisture and dirt that could cause wear and
Before you connect any line or hose, check and
lube its O-ring. Make sure the O-ring is there (on
the fitting), put a few drops of refrigerant oil on the
O-ring, then connect the fitting.
You may use any type of refrigerant oil to lubricate
O-rings and fittings.
If you add or replace refrigerant oil in the system,
use only this PAG oil: Sanden SP-10,
Route and secure the lines and hoses properly;
maintain clearance between them and surrounding
Before you connect each connector, check its
terminals. Make sure they aren't bent or out of
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