Kia Sportage: Lubrication System / Oil Cooler Repair procedures

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2020) Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Lubrication System / Oil Cooler Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Loosen the drain plug, and drain the coolant. Remove the radiator cap to help drain the coolant faster.
(Refer to Cooling System - "Coolant")
2.
Disconnect the oil cooler coolant hoses (A).

3.
Remove the oil filter (A).
(Refer to Lubrication System - "Engine Oil")
4.
Loosen the mounting bolt (A) and remove the oil cooler assembly (B).

Installation
1.
Apply a light coat of engine oil to the oil cooler packing surface (A), and then install the oil cooler with fix bolt (B).
Tightening torque:
44.1 - 53.9 N·m (4.5 - 5.5 kgf·m, 32.5 - 39.8 lb·ft)

  
Fix position of oil cooler stopper(A) where oil cooler resists on ladder frame stopper (B).

2.
Apply a light coat of engine oil to the oil filter packing surface (A), and then install the oil filter.
Tightening torque:
11.8 - 15.7 N·m (1.2 - 1.6 kgf·m, 8.7 - 11.6 lb·ft)
3.
Connect the oil cooler coolant hoses (B).

4.
Fill the radiator with coolant and check for leaks.
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