Kia Soul: Timing Chain Cover Installation - Timing System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service ManualKia Soul: Timing Chain Cover Installation

Second generation PS (2014-2018) / Kia Soul 2014-2018 PS Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Timing System / Timing Chain Cover Installation

1.
Install the timing chain cover.
(1)
Before installing, remove the hardened sealant from the cylinder block and ladder frame surface.
(2)
Apply the liquid gasket(TB 1217H or LOCTITE 5900H) on the surface between the cylinder head and the cylinder block.

Width : 3 ~ 5mm (0.1181~0.1969in.)

(3)
Apply the liquid gasket, THREE BOND 1282B or THREE BOND 1216E on the water pump contact parts (A) of the timing chain cover and THREE BOND 1217H or LOCTITE 5900H on the rest parts (B).
Reassemble the cover within 5 minutes.

Width : 3.5 ~ 4.5 mm (0.1378 ~ 0.1772 in)

  
Remove oil or dust on the surface surely.
(4)
Align the dowel pin of the cylinder block and the holes of the oil pump.
(5)
Tighten the bolts to install the timing chain cover (A).

Tightening torque
M8 bolts :
18.6 ~ 23.5 N.m (1.9 ~ 2.4 kgf.m, 13.7 ~ 17.4 lb-ft)
M6 bolts :
9.8 ~ 11.8 Nm (1.0 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
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