Kia Soul: Thermostat Inspection - Cooling System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Thermostat Inspection

Second generation PS (2014-2019) / Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cooling System / Thermostat Inspection

1.
Immerse the thermostat in water and gradually heat the water.

2.
Check the valve opening temperature.

Valve opening temperature:
821.5C (179.62.7F)
Full opening temperature: 95C (203F)

If the valve opening temperature is not as specified, replace the thermostat.
3.
Check the valve lift.

Valve lift : 8mm(0.3in) or more at 95C (203F)

If the valve lift is not as specified, replace the thermostat.
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