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R1234yf Air Conditioning Service Unit - Mahle
Model: VAS581005
Superseded To:



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Discontinued by the Manufacturer.


R1234yf Air Conditioning Service Unit with Refrigerant Identifier & Flushing Device.

The air-conditioning service unit VAS 581 005 with an integrated flushing device and a special refrigerant analysis unit meets the requirements made of German vehicle manufacturers, tested and certified by TÜV Rheinland.

Operator control is performed by means of intuitive and self-explanatory menu navigation in 33 possible languages.

Flushing of defective refrigerant circuits in damaged components or of impurities in the refrigerant or oil has been integrated in accordance with the requirements of the Volkswagen Group.

  • Checking R1234yf is a necessary process step in order to avoid contamination by R134a or counterfeit products.
  • The refrigerant analysis process is pre-set to a 95% R1234yf content and only then enables the next process steps.
  • All filters and service hatches are directly accessible for straightforward maintenance and access.
  • The management of data relating to filling quantities and oil is made possible by an internal database.
  • Complimentary commissioning and training is provided for customers.
  • This air-conditioning service unit is only suitable for markets with a rated voltage of 110 volts, for example the USA.
  • Registration is necessary following delivery of the air-conditioning service unit in order to obtain a date for activation and commissioning in a timely fashion.
  • Information relating to this can be found in the enclosed leaflet.

Technical data (VAS 581005 AC Machine):

  • Dimensions H x W x D 1016 x 580 x 840mm
  • Weight 110kg
  • Operating voltage 110VAC ± 10%
  • Frequency 50/60Hz
  • Workplace emission sound pressure < 70dB(A) level (as per EN ISO 11204)
  • Refrigerant R1234yf
  • Pressure sensor 0bar
  • Pressure sensor 0bar – 34.5bar
  • Pressure sensor 0bar – 10.3bar
  • Low-pressure gauge – 1bar – 16bar ±1% of final value
  • High-pressure gauge -1bar – 40bar ±1% of final value
  • Capacity of internal refrigerant bottle 22.7kg
  • Maximum system pressure PS 20bar
  • Pspec 18bar
  • Power 110 V - 60 Hz
  • Operating temperature 10°C – 50°C
  • Optimum R1234yf filling weight 4.5kg – 15.5kg

Technical data(Flushing Device):

  • Vessel capacity 6L
  • Vessel max. operating pressure 18bar / 261PSI
  • Vessel type-approval PED Category II (Dir. 97/23/EC) / UL
  • Safety valve type Nuova General Instruments D7/S
  • Safety valve calibration pressure 18bar / 261PSI
  • Safety valve type-approval PED Category II (Dir. 97/23/EC) / UL


  • Air-conditioning service unit with refrigerant identifier
  • External flushing device with stand and protective cover
  • Service hose HP
  • Service hose LP
  • Used oil bottle
  • Operating instructions
  • Quick-start instructions
  • Roll of printer paper
  • Adapter (External Bottle) – US Acme 1/2” LH
  • Calibration test ball
  • Inline filter set (2 EA) – pre-installed on HP and LP service hoses
  • Protective hood for the unit
  • Safety goggles
  • Protective gloves
  • Dust cover


24 months

VAS581005 Machines purchased prior to March 1st 2019 will have 30 months warranty.


MAHLE Deutschland GmbH

Mahle Customer Support:

email: tech.mss@us.mahle.com
Hours: 8:00am - 5:00 EST
Emails are monitored from 8:00am to 5:00pm..

Service Parts and Consumables:

Description Order #

Service Kit (vacuum pump oil, o-rings,

inline filter, ID-filter)

Filter - Refrigerant Identifier 0268012800
Filter - Combo 3608273900
Filter - External R1234yf Flushing Kit 0268071500
Inline filters (10 pk) 3608161800
Paper - Printer 3608294700
Bottle - Used Oil 3608272400
Service hose (HP) 3608294800
Service hose (LP) 3608294900
Quick-release coupling (HP) 3608295000
Quick-release coupling (LP) 3608295100
Adapter (external bottle), US ACME 1/2 LH 3608295300
Calibration check ball 3608274400
Dust cover 0268068700
Instruction Manual 0358248500


Tool Requirements

Tool Number VAS581005
Availability SUPERSEDED
Superseded To RTI4608046401
Tool Class R1234YF A/C Machine
VW US Requirement Equivalent
VW US Auto Ship Number AT394
VW US Auto Ship Date 03/28/2017
AUDI US Requirement Equivalent
AUDI US Auto Ship Number AT392
AUDI US Auto Ship Date 03/06/2017
VW Canada Requirement Equivalent
AUDI Canada Requirement Equivalent

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