Kia Soul: Torque Converter Control Solenoid Valve (T/CON_VFS). Removal - Automatic Transaxle Control System - Automatic Transaxle SystemKia Soul: Torque Converter Control Solenoid Valve (T/CON_VFS). Removal

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Automatic Transaxle System / Automatic Transaxle Control System / Torque Converter Control Solenoid Valve (T/CON_VFS). Removal

1.
Remove the under cover.
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Engine Room Under Cover")
2.
Remove the drain plug (A) and drain the ATF totally and then reinstall the drain plug.

Tightening torque :
33.3 ~ 43.1 N.m (3.4 ~ 4.4 kgf.m, 24.6 ~ 31.8 lb-ft)

  
Must be replaced with new gasket when installing the drain plug.
3.
Remove the air cleaner assembly and air duct.
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Air cleaner")
4.
Remove the battery and battery tray.
(Refer to Engine Electrical System - "Battery")
5.
Remove the wiring bracket (A).

Tightening torque :
9.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

6.
Remove the air breather hose (A).
7.
Remove the valve body cover (B).

Tightening torque:
11.8 ~ 13.7 N.m (1.2 ~ 1.4 kgf.m, 8.7 ~ 10.1 lb-ft)

8.
Remove the solenoid valve connector (B) and the oil temperature sensor (A).

9.
Remove the solenoid valve support bracket (B) and the valve body mounting bolt (A-1ea).

Tightening torque :
9.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

10.
Remove the torque converter control solenoid valve (A).

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