Kia Sorento: Compressor Disassembly - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2020 Service ManualKia Sorento: Compressor Disassembly

Second Generation XM (2011-2020) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2020 Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Compressor Disassembly

1.
Remove the engine room under cover by loosening the mounting clip (A) and bolts (B).

2.
Separate the front portion of the front wheel guard from the wheel base.
(Refer to Body - "Body Side Moldings")
3.
Remove the engine room right side cover.

4.
Loosen the drive belt.
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Drive Belt")
5.
Remove the center bolt (A) while holding the pulley with a disc & hub bolt remover (09977-25100).


Tightening torque :
15 ~ 21 N.m (1.5 ~ 2.1 kgf.m, 11.1 ~ 15.5 lb-ft)

6.
Loossen the hub bolts and then remove the hub assembly.

7.
Remove the pulley (B) after removing the snap ring (A) with a snap ring plier.

  
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Be careful not to damage the pulley and compressor during disassembly/reassembly.
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Once the snap ring is removed, replace it with a new one.
8.
Reassemble in the reverse order of disassembly.
  
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Clean the pulley and compressor sliding surfaces with non-petroleum solvent.
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Install a new snap ring, and make sure they are fully seated in the groove.
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Make sure that the pulley turns smoothly after reassembly.
Compressor Inspection
1. Check the plated parts of the disc & hub assembly (A) for color changes, peeling or other damage. If there is damage, replace the clutch set. ...

Condenser Inspection
1. Check the condenser fins for clogging and damage. If clogged, clean them with water, and blow them with compressed air. If bent, gently bend them using a screwdrive ...

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Relay Box (Engine Compartment) Inspection
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. Pull out the relay from the engine compartment relay box. Power Relay (Type A) ...

Light bulbs
WARNING - Working on the lights Prior to working on the light, firmly apply the parking brake, ensure that the ignition switch is turned to the LOCK position and turn off the lights to avoid sudden ...

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