Kia Sportage: Cooling System / Radiator Repair procedures

Kia Sportage QL (2015-2019) Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cooling System / Radiator Repair procedures

Removal and Installation
1.
Disconnect the battery negative terminal.
2.
Remove the air duct.
(Refer to Intake and Exhaust System - "Air Cleaner")
3.
Remove the engine room under cover.
(Refer to Engine and Transaxle Assembly - "Engine Room Under Cover")
4.
Remove the front bumper cover.
(Refer to Body - "Front Bumper Cover")
5.
Remove the head lamps.
(Refer to Body Electrical System - “Head Lamps”)
6.
Disconnect the cooling fan connector (A).

7.
Disconnect the radiator upper hose (A) and lower hose (B).

8.
Disconnect the hood lower latch connector (A).

9.
Disconnect the hood latch release handle cable (A).

10.
Disconnect the front impact sensor (FIS) connector.
(Refer to Restraint - "front impact sensor (FIS)")
11.
Disconnect the radiator reservoir hose (A).

12.
Remove the radiator support upper member (A).
Tightening torque :
16.7 - 24.5 N·m (1.7 - 2.5 kgf·m, 12.3 - 18.1 lb·ft)

13.
Disconnect the ATF cooler hose (A). [A/T only]

14.
Separate the A/C condenser and then remove the radiator (A).

15.
Remove the cooling fan assembly (A) from the radiator (B).
Tightening torque :
4.9 - 8.3 N·m (0.5 - 0.8 kgf·m, 3.6 - 6.1 lb·ft)

16.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
17.
Fill the radiator with coolant.
(Refer to Cooling System - "Coolant")
18.
Start engine and check for leaks.
Inspection
Pressure Cap Testing
1.
Install the pressure cap and pressure tester on a SST (0K253-G5100).

2.
Apply a pressure of 79.4 - 122.58 kPa (0.95 - 1.25 kgf/cm², 11.5 - 17.78 psi).
3.
Check for a drop in pressure.
4.
If the pressure drops, replace the pressure cap.
Radiator Leakage Test
1.
Wait until engine is cool, then carefully remove the pressure cap and fill the reservoir tank with engine coolant, then install it on the pressure tester.

2.
Apply a pressure tester to the radiator and apply a pressure of 93.16 - 122.58 kPa (0.95 - 1.25 kgf/cm², 13.51 - 17.78 psi).
3.
Inspect for engine coolant leaks and a drop in pressure.
4.
Remove the tester and reinstall the pressure cap.
  
Check for engine oil in coolant and/or coolant in engine oil.
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