Kia Soul: Cylinder Head Removal - Cylinder Head Assembly - Engine Mechanical SystemKia Soul: Cylinder Head Removal

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cylinder Head Assembly / Cylinder Head Removal

Engine removal is not required for this procedure.
Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.
To avoid damaging the cylinder head, wait until the engine coolant temperature drops below normal temperature before removing it.
When handling a metal gasket, take care not to fold the gasket or damage the contact surface of the gasket.
To avoid damage, unplug the wiring connectors carefully while holding the connector portion.
Mark all wiring and hoses to avoid misconnection.
Remove the engine cover.
Disconnect the battery negative terminal.
Remove the air duct and air cleaner assembly.
(Refer to Intake and Exhaust System - "Air Cleaner")
Disconnect the mounting bracket and then remove the battery.
(Refer to Engine Electrical System - "Battery")
Disconnect the ECM connector and then remove the battery tray.
(Refer to Engine Electrical System - "Battery")
Remove the engine room under cover.
Loosen the drain plug and drain the coolant. Open the radiator cap to make rapid draining.
(Refer to Cooling System - "Coolant")
Remove the radiator upper hose and lower hose.
(Refer to Cooling System - Radiator Hose")
Disconnect the compressor connector.
(Refer to Heating, Ventilation Air conditioning -"Compressor")
Disconnect the alternator connector and the cable from the alternator “B” terminal.
(Refer to Engine Electical System - "Alternator")
Disconnect the water temprature sensor.
(Refer to Engine Control / Fuel System - "Engine Control System")
The ETC (Electronic throttle control) connector and the MAPS (Manifold absolute pressure sensor) & IATS (Intake air temperature sensor) connector.
(Refer to Engine Control / Fuel System - "ETC System")
Disconnect the heater hose(A) and brake booster vacuum hose(B).

Remove the vacuum pipe assembly(A).

Remove the cylinder head cover.
(Refer to Cylinder Head Assembly - "Cylinder Head Cover")
Remove the timing chain cover.
(Refet to Timing System - "Timing Chain Cover")
Remove the camshaft.
(Refer to Cylinder Head Assembly - "CVVT & Camshaft")
Remove the intake manifold.
(Refer to Intake And Exhaust System - "Intake Manifold")
Remove the exhaust manifold.
(Refer to Intake And Exhaust System - "Exhaust Manifold")
Remove the delivery pipe assembly.
(Refer to Engine Control / Fuel System - "Delivery Pipe")
Disconnect the bypass hose, and then remove the water temperature control assembly.
(Refer to Cooling System - "Water Temperature Control Assembly")
Remove the heater pipe.
(Refet to Cooling System - "Water Pipe")
Remove the intake OCV(Oil Control Valve).
(Refer to Engine Control / Fuel System - "CVVT Oil Control Valve")
Remove the cylinder head bolts, then remove the cylinder head.
Uniformly loosen and remove the 10 cylinder head bolts, in several passes, in the sequence shown.

Head warpage or cracking could result from removing bolts in an incorrect order.
Lift the cylinder head from the cylinder block and put the cylinder head on wooden blocks.
Be careful not to damage the contact surfaces of the cylinder head and cylinder block.
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