Kia Soul: Refrigerant line Repair procedures - Air Conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation, Air ConditioningKia Soul: Refrigerant line Repair procedures

Kia Soul EV (PS EV) 2015-2020 Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning / Air Conditioning System / Refrigerant line Repair procedures

Replacement
1.
Discharge refrigerant from refrigeration system.
2.
Replace faulty tube or hose.
   
Cap the open fittings immediately to keep moisture or dirt out of the system.
3.
Tighten joint of bolt or nut to specified torque.
   
Connections should not be tightened to over the specified torque.
Items
N.m
kgf.m
lb-ft
Compressor
20.0 ~ 33.0
2.0 ~ 3.4
14.8 ~ 24.3
Accumulator mounting bolt
6.9 ~ 10.8
0.7 ~ 1.1
5.1 ~ 8.0
Discharge hose mounting bolt
Discharge pipe mounting bolt
Suction pipe mounting bolt
Suction hose mounting bolt
Tube & Hose assembly mounting bolt
Accumulator nut
7.8 ~ 11.8
0.8 ~ 1.2
5.8 ~ 8.7
Discharge hose nut
Discharge pipe nut
Suction pipe nut
Suction hose nut
Tube & Hose assembly nut
Refrigerant valve
9.8 ~ 11.8
1.0 ~ 1.2
7.2 ~ 8.7
Chiller (Refrigerant line)
5.9 ~ 9.8
0.6 ~ 1.0
4.3 ~ 7.2

4.
Evacuate air in the refrigeration system and charge system with refrigerant.

Specified amount
Without heat pump : 550 ± 25g (19.4 ± 0.88 oz.)
With heat pump : 900 ± 25g (31.7 ± 0.88 oz.)

5.
Inspect for leakage of refrigerant.
Using a gas leak detector, check for leakage of refrigerant.
6.
Inspect A/C operation.
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