Kia Soul: Water pump Inspection - Cooling System - Engine Mechanical SystemKia Soul: Water pump Inspection

Kia Soul 2014-2019 PS Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cooling System / Water pump Inspection

1.
Check each part for cracks, damage or wear, and replace the coolant pump assembly if necessary.
2.
Check the bearing for damage, abnormal noise and sluggish rotation, and replace the coolant pump assembly if necessary.
3.
Check for coolant leakage. If coolant leaks from hole, the seal is defective. Replace the coolant pump assembly and gasket.
  
A small amount of “weeping” from the bleed hole is normal.
    Water pump Removal
    1. Drain the coolant. (Refer to Cooling System - "Coolant") 2. Remove the drive belt. (Refer to Timing System - " ...

    Water pump Installation
    1. Install the new gasket and water punp(A). Tightening torque : 9.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7 lb-ft) ...

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