Kia Soul: Removal - Manual Transaxle - Manual Transaxle System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Removal

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Manual Transaxle System / Manual Transaxle / Removal

1.
Remove the air cleaner assembly and air duct.
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Air Cleaner")
2.
Remove the battery and battery tray.
(Refer to Engine Electrical System -"Battery")
3.
Disconnect the speed sensor connector (A) and back up lamp switch (B).

4.
Remove the ground (A).
5.
Remove the clutch tube bracket bolt (B).

6.
Remove the control cable.
(1)
Remove the pin (A) and washer (B).
(2)
Remove the bracket mounting bolts (C).

Tightening torque:
14.7 ~ 21.6 N.m (1.5 ~ 2.2 kgf.m, 10.8 ~ 15.9 lb-ft)

7.
Remove the transaxle upper mounting bolt (B-2ea) and the starter mounting bolt (A-2ea).

Tightening torque:
(A) 49.0 ~ 63.7 N.m (5.0 ~ 6.5 kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 47.0 lb-ft)
(B) 42.2 ~ 54.0 N.m (4.3 ~ 5.5 kgf.m, 31.1 ~ 39.8 lb-ft)

8.
Install the engine support fixture.
(1)
Loosen the bolts (A) from both side.
(2)
Assemble the engine support fixture.
(Refer to Special Service Tools-"Engine support fixture assembly drawing")

9.
Remove the cover (A).

10.
Remove the transaxle mounting bracket bolts (A).

Tightening torque:
88.3 ~ 107.9 N.m (9.0 ~ 11.0 kgf.m, 65.1 ~ 79.6 lb-ft)

11.
Remove the transaxle support bracket (A).

Tightening torque:
58.9 ~ 78.5 N.m (6.0 ~ 8.0 kgf.m, 43.4 ~ 57.8 lb-ft)

12.
Remove the under cover and side cover.
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover")
13.
Remove the drive shaft assembly.
(Refer to Driveshaft and axle - "Front Driveshaft")
14.
Remove the air guide (A).

15.
Remove the drive shaft cover (A).

16.
Remove the clutch release cylinder assembly (B) after removing the bolts (A).

Tightening torque:
14.7 ~ 21.6 N.m (1.5 ~ 2.2 kgf.m, 10.8 ~ 15.9 lb-ft)

17.
Remove the roll rod bracket (C) after removing bolt (A,B).

Tightening torque:
(A) 49.0 ~ 63.7 N.m (5.0 ~ 6.5 kgf.m, 36.2 ~ 47.0 lb-ft)
(B) 107.9 ~ 127.5 N.m (11.0 ~ 13.0 kgf.m, 79.6 ~ 94.1 lb-ft)

18.
Remove the mounting bolt (A, B) after supporting the transaxle by a jack.

Tightening torque:
(A) 42.2 ~ 48.1 N.m (4.3 ~ 4.9 kgf.m, 31.1 ~ 35.4 lb-ft)
(B) 42.2 ~ 53.9 N.m (4.3 ~ 5.5 kgf.m, 31.1 ~ 39.8 lb-ft)

19.
Remove the transaxle while slowly lower the jack.
  
Be careful not to damage other system or parts near by when removing the transaxle assembly.
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