PolinEV
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Correct AC compressor oil for leaf (refrigerant lubricant)?

Tue May 29, 2018 10:56 am

I am trying to get some correct AC compressor oil for my leaf. It has either a leaking o-ring or a busted high pressure pipe. New O-rings either way and I would like to use the correct oil lubricant. The Nissan repair manual calls it AE10. I have talked to two dealers and they are not sure they can get it. If they replace a compressor, it comes prefilled.

I found some possible alternatives online:

TSI Supercool 24940 Hybrid A/C Compressor Oil
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B008P ... 0DER&psc=1

Mastercool MSC-92707 Hybrid Ac Compressor Oil
https://www.amazon.com/Mastercool-MSC-9 ... ressor+oil

Four Seasons 59889 8oz Bottle Hybrid Ac Oil
https://www.amazon.com/Four-Seasons-598 ... gerant+oil

These seem like they might be correct but its hard to tell (they are for electric compressors which is good I suppose)

Anyone know for sure?

Thanks!
2014 Leaf S, bought in March 2017.

PolinEV
Posts: 10
Joined: Fri Apr 21, 2017 7:34 am
Delivery Date: 14 Apr 2017

Re: Correct AC compressor oil for leaf (refrigerant lubricant)?

Wed May 30, 2018 8:54 am

Based on more research, I believe my 2014 Leaf uses ND-11 type compressor oil. Nissan calls it AE10. Its a POE oil with no UV dye. The UV dye is bad since it changes the electrical insulation properties. Also, the supercool website has a tool to determine your car's oil:

http://supercool.ac/resources/motor-redirect/

Its says ND-11 and after a call to their office I confirmed that this stuff is ND-11:
TSI Supercool 24940 Hybrid A/C Compressor Oil

The Nissan dealers were a little confused so I thought I would pass this along.
2014 Leaf S, bought in March 2017.

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