Kia Sorento: Compressor Installation - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: Compressor Installation

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Compressor Installation

1.
Make sure the compressor mounting bolt with the correct length is screwed in. Tighten the mounting bolts with the specified tightening order.

Tightening torque :
20.00~32.95 N.m(2.04 ~ 3.36 kgf.m, 14.75~24.30 lb-ft)

2.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
A.
If you install a new compressor, drain all the refrigerant oil from the removed compressor and measure its volume. Subtract the volume of drained oil from the original capacity. The result is the amount of oilcompressor oil you should drain from the new compressor (through the suction fitting).
B.
Replace the O-rings with new ones at each fitting, and apply a thin coat of refrigerant oil before installing them. Be sure to use the right O-rings for R-134a to avoid leakage.
C.
To avoid contamination, do not return the oil to the container once dispensed, and never mix it with other refrigerant oils.
D.
Immediately after using the oil, replace the cap on the container and seal it to avoid moisture absorption.
Compressor Removal
1. If the compressor is marginally operable, run the engine at idle speed, and let the air conditioning work for a few minutes, then shut the engine off. ...

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. ...

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Anti-Pinch Strip Removal
1. Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal. 2. After loosening the mounting screws, then remove the tailgate side trim (A). (R ...

Warning lights
✽ NOTICE - Warning lights Make sure that all warning lights are OFF after starting the engine. If any light is still ON, this indicates a situation that needs attention. Air bag Warning Ligh ...

4WD ECU Removal
1. Prior to replacing the 4WD ECU, check the 4WD ECU's clutch learing with the GDS tool. (Refer to 4WD Control System - "Repair procedures") ...

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