Kia Soul: Compressor Disassembly - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air ConditioningKia Soul: Compressor Disassembly

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Compressor Disassembly

1.
Remove the front tire [RH].
2.
Loosen the front wheel guard mounting clips.
3.
Separate the front portion of the front wheel guard (A) from the wheel base.

4.
Remove the engine room right side under cover (A) by loosening the mounting bolts.

5.
Loosen the drive belt.
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - " Drive Belt")
6.
Remove the clutch bolt (A) while holding the pulley with a clutch bolt remover (09977-3R000).

Tightening torque :
10.0 ~ 15.0 N.m (1.02 ~ 1.53 kgf.m, 7.37 ~ 11.0 lb-ft)

7.
Loossen the limiter bolts and then remove the limiter & hub assembly.

8.
Remove the pulley (B) after removing the snap ring (A) with a snap ring plier.

  
Be careful not to damage the pulley and compressor during disassembly/reassembly.
Once the snap ring is removed, replace it with a new one.
9.
Reassemble in the reverse order of disassembly.
  
Clean the pulley and compressor sliding surfaces with non-petroleum solvent.
Install a new snap ring, and make sure they are fully seated in the groove.
Make sure that the pulley turns smoothly after reassembly.
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