Kia Sorento: Refrigerant Line Replacement - Air conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Sorento: Refrigerant Line Replacement

Second Generation XM (2011-2021) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation And Air Conditioning / Air conditioning System / Refrigerant Line Replacement

1.
Discharge refrigerant from refrigeration system.
2.
Replace faulty tube or hose.
  
Cap the open fittings immediately to keep moisture or dirt out of the system.
3.
Tighten the bolt or nut joint to the specified torque.
  
Connections should not be torque tighter than the specified torque.
4.
Evacuate air in the refrigeration system and charge system with refrigerant.

Specified amount
Front only : 600 ± 25 g (21.1 ± 0.88 oz.)
Front & Rear : 750± 25 g (26.4 ± 0.88 oz.)

5.
Inspect for leakage of refrigerant.
Using a gas leak detector, check for leakage of refrigerant.
6.
Inspect A/C operation.
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