Kia Soul: Thermostat Removal - Cooling System - Engine Mechanical SystemKia Soul: Thermostat Removal

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cooling System / Thermostat Removal

  
Disassembly of the thermostat would have an adverse effect, causing a lowering of cooling efficiency.
1.
Drain engine coolant so that its level would be under the thermostat height.
2.
Disconnect the radiator lower hose (A).

3.
Remove the water inlet fitting (A) and thermostat (B).

    Thermostat Components
    1. Water inlet fitting 2. Thermostat ...

    Thermostat Inspection
    1. Immerse the thermostat in water and gradually heat the water. 2. Check the valve opening temperature. Valv ...

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