Kia Sorento: Water pump Removal and Installation - Cooling System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service ManualKia Sorento: Water pump Removal and Installation

Second Generation XM (2011-2021) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2021 Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cooling System / Water pump Removal and Installation

1.
Loosen the drain plug, and then drain the engine coolant.
Remove the radiator cap to help drain the coolant faster.
2.
Remove the drive belt after turning the drive belt tensioner counterclockwise.
(Refer to Timing System - "Drive Belt")
3.
Remove the water pump pulley (A).

Tightening torque :
7.8 ~ 9.8 N.m (0.8 ~ 1.0 kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 7.2 lb-ft)

4.
Remove the water pump sub assembly (A) with the gasket.

Tightening torque :
9.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

5.
Remove the exhaust manifold heat protector.
(Refer to Intake And Exhaust System - "Exhaust Manifold")
6.
Remove the water pump housing (B) with the gasket and the water inlet pipe (A).

Tightening torque
Bolt (A) :
9.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)
Bolt (B) :
18.6 ~ 23.5 N.m (1.9 ~ 2.4 kgf.m, 13.7 ~ 17.4 lb-ft)

7.
Install in the reverse order of removal with a new water pump gasket.
8.
Fill the engine coolant.
9.
Start the engine and check for leaks.
10.
Recheck the coolant level.
Water pump Components
1. Water pump pulley 2. Water pump 3. Water pump gasket 4. Water pump housing 5. Water pump housing gasket 6. O-ring 7. Water inlet pipe ...

Water pump Inspection
1. Check each part for cracks, damage or wear, and replace the coolant pump assembly if necessary. 2. Check the bearing for damage, abnorm ...

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