Kia Soul: Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor (ECTS). Repair procedures - Engine Control System - Engine Control / Fuel System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor (ECTS). Repair procedures

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Engine Control / Fuel System / Engine Control System / Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor (ECTS). Repair procedures

Inspection

1.
Turn the ignition switch OFF.
2.
Remove the ECTS (Refer to "Removal").
3.
After immersing the thermistor of the sensor into engine coolant, measure resistance between the ECTS terminals 1 and 3.
4.
Check that the resistance is within the specification.

Specification: Refer to Specification

Removal

1.
Turn the ignition switch OFF and disconnect the battery negative (-) cable.
2.
Disconnect the engine coolant temperature sensor connector (A).

3.
Disconnect the ignition coil connector (A) and CMPS connector (B).
4.
Unfasten the harness bracket (C) and Make a gap for removing high pressure fuel pipe by moving the bracket (C).

5.
Remove the vacuum pipe mounting bolts (A).
6.
Remove the engine coolant temperature sensor (B).

7.
Fill with engine coolant.
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System -"Coolant")

Installation

  
Install the component with the specified torques.
Note that internal damage may occur when the component is dropped. If the component has been dropped, inspect before installing.
  
Apply the engine coolant to the O-ring.
  
Insert the sensor in the installation hole and be careful not to damage.
1.
Install in the reverse order of removal.

Engine Coolant Temperature Sensor mounting :
29.4 ~ 39.2 N.m (3.0 ~ 4.0 kgf.m, 21.7 ~ 28.9 lb-ft)

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