Kia Soul: Cylinder Block Disassembly - Cylinder Block - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Cylinder Block Disassembly

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cylinder Block / Cylinder Block Disassembly

  
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Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.
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To avoid damaging the cylinder head, wait until the engine coolant temperature drops below normal temperature (20∞C [68∞F]) before removing it.
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When handling a metal gasket, take care not to fold the gasket or damage the contact surface of the gasket.
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To avoid damage, unplug the wiring connectors carefully while holding the connector portion.
  
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Mark all wiring and hoses to avoid misconnection.
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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 pressure switch.
(Refer to Lubrication System - "Oil Pressure Switch")
12.
Remove the crankshaft position sensor.
(Refer to Engine Control / Fuel System - "Crankshaft Position Sensor (CKPS)")
13.
Remove the oil pan and the oil screen.
(Refer to Lubrication System - "Oil Pan")
14.
Remove the ladder frame.
(Refer to Cylinder Block Assembly - "Piston And Connecting Rod")
15.
Check the connecting rod side clearance.
(Refer to Cylinder Block Assembly - "Piston And Connecting Rod")
16.
Check the connecting rod bearing cap oil clearance.
(Refer to Cylinder Block Assembly - "Piston And Connecting Rod")
17.
Remove the piston and connecting rod assemblies.
(Refer to Cylinder Block Assembly - "Piston And Connecting Rod")
18.
Check the main bearing oil clearance.
(Refer to Cylinder Block Assembly - "Crankshaft")
19.
Check the crankshaft end play.
(Refer to Cylinder Block Assembly - "Crankshaft")
20.
Remove the crankshaft.
(Refer to Cylinder Block Assembly - "Crankshaft")
21.
Remove the water inlet fitting and thermostat.
(Refer to Cooling System - "Thermostat")
22.
Remove the knock sensor.
(Refer to Engine Control / Fuel System - "Knock Sensor (KS)")
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