Kia Soul: Crankshaft Disassembly - Cylinder Block - Engine Mechanical SystemKia Soul: Crankshaft Disassembly

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cylinder Block / Crankshaft Disassembly

  
Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.
To avoid damaging the cylinder head, wait until the engine coolant temperature drops below normal temperature (20°C [68°F]) before removing it.
When handling a metal gasket, take care not to fold the gasket or damage the contact surface of the gasket.
To avoid damage, unplug the wiring connectors carefully while holding the connector portion.
  
Mark all wiring and hoses to avoid misconnection.
Turn the crankshaft damper pulley so that the piston of No. 1 cylinder is at TDC (top dead center) on compression stroke.
1.
Remove the engine and transaxle assembly from the vehicle.
(Refer to Engine and Transaxle Assembly - "Engine and Transaxle Assembly")
2.
Remove the transaxle assembly from the engine assembly.
A.
Manual Transaxle
(Refer to Manual Transaxle System - "Manual Transaxle")
B.
Automatic Transaxle
(Refer to Automatic Transaxle System - "Automatic Transaxle")
3.
Remove the drive plate or flywheel.
A.
Automatic Transaxle
(Refer to Cylinder Block Assembly - "Drive Plate")
B.
Manual Transaxle
(Refer to Cylinder Block Assembly - "Flywheel")
4.
Remove the rear oil seal.
(Refer to Cylinder Block Assembly - "Rear Oil Seal")
5.
Install the engine assembly to engine stand for disassembly.
6.
Remove the intake manifold.
(Refer to Intake And Exhaust System - "Intake Manifold")
7.
Remove the exhaust manifold.
(Refer to Intake And Exhaust System - "Exhaust Manifold")
8.
Remove the timing chain.
(Refer to Timing System - "Timing Chain")
9.
Remove the cylinder head assembly.
(Refer to Cylinder Head Assembly - "Cylinder Head")
10.
Remove the oil filter.
(Refer to Lubrication System - "Oil Filter")
11.
Remove the oil pan and the oil screen.
(Refer to Lubrication System - "Oil Pan")
12.
Remove the ladder frame (A).

13.
Remove the piston and connecting rod assembly.
(Refer to Cylinder Block Assembly - "Piston and Connecting Rod")
14.
Check the main bearing oil clearance.
15.
Remove the main bearing caps (A).

16.
Check the crankshaft end play.
17.
Lift the crankshaft (A) out of the cylinder block, being careful not to damage journals.

  
Arrange the main bearings and thrust bearings in the correct order.
Keep the main bearing caps with their bearings assembled together.
18.
Remove the CKPS wheel (A) from the crankshaft.

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