Kia Soul: Radiator Inspection - Cooling System - Engine Mechanical SystemKia Soul: Radiator Inspection

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cooling System / Radiator Inspection

Radiator Cap Testing
1.
Remove the radiator cap, wet its seal with engine coolant, and then install it on a pressure tester.

2.
Apply a pressure of 93.16 ~ 122.58 kPa (0.95 ~ 1.25 kgf/cm², 13.51 ~ 17.78 psi).
3.
Check for a drop in pressure.
4.
If the pressure drops, replace the cap.
Radiator Leakage Test
1.
Wait until engine is cool, then carefully remove the radiator cap and fill the radiator with engine coolant, then install it on the pressure tester.
2.
Apply a pressure tester to the radiator and apply a pressure of 93.16 ~ 122.58kpa (0.95 ~ 1.25kg/cm², 13.51 ~ 17.78psi).

3.
Inspect for engine coolant leaks and a drop in pressure.
4.
Remove the tester and reinstall the radiator cap.
  
Check for engine oil in the coolant and/or coolant in the engine oil.
    Radiator Components
    1.  Radiator upper bracket (RH) 2.  Radiator upper bracket (LH) 3.  Mounting insulator 4.  Radiator upper hose 5. Filler neck 6.  Radiator l ...

    Radiator Removal and Installation
    1. Disconnect the battery negative terminal. 2. Remove the air duct (A). 3. Separate the filler neck (A ...

    See also:

    Closing the fuel filler lid
    1. To install the cap, turn it clockwise until it “clicks” once. This indicates that the cap is securely tightened. 2. Close the fuel filler lid and push it in lightly making sure that it is se ...

    Base curb weight
    This is the weight of the vehicle including a full tank of fuel and all standard equipment. It does not include passengers, cargo, or optional equipment. ...

    AUX(Auxiliary) Jack Removal
    1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Remove the floor console upper cover. (Refer to Body - "Floor Console Assembly& ...