Kia Soul: Compressor Removal - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air ConditioningKia Soul: Compressor Removal

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Compressor Removal

1.
If the compressor is marginally operable, run the engine at idle speed, and let the air conditioning work for a few minutes, then shut the engine off.
2.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
3.
Recover the refrigerant with a recovery/charging station.
4.
Remove the engine room under cover (A) by loosening the mounting clips and bolts.

5.
Loosen the drive belt.
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - " Drive Belt")
6.
Remove the bolts, then disconnect the suction line (A) and discharge line (B) from the compressor.
  
Plug or cap the lines immediately after disconnecting them to avoid moisture and dust contamination.

Tightening torque :
7.8 ~ 11.8 N.m(0.8 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 5.7 ~ 8.7 Ib-ft)

7.
Disconnect the compressor switch connector (A).

8.
Remove the compressor (A) by loosening the mounting bolts.

Tightening torque :
20.0 ~ 32.95 N.m(2.04 ~ 3.36 kgf.m, 14.75 ~ 24.30 Ib-ft)

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