Kia Soul: Refrigerant Line Replacement - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air ConditioningKia Soul: Refrigerant Line Replacement

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Refrigerant Line Replacement

1.
Discharge refrigerant from the refrigeration system.
2.
Replace faulty tube or hose.
  
Cap the open fittings immediately to keep moisture or dirt out of the system.
3.
Tighten the bolt or nut joint to the specified torque.
  
Connections should not be torque tighter than the specified torque.
4.
Evacuate air in the refrigeration system and charge system with refrigerant.

Specified amount
550 ± 25g (19.4 ± 0.88oz.)

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