Kia Sorento: Thermostat Removal and Installation - Cooling System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2022 Service ManualKia Sorento: Thermostat Removal and Installation

Second Generation XM (2011-2022) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2022 Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cooling System / Thermostat Removal and Installation

  
Removal of the thermostat would have an adverse effect, causing a lowering of cooling efficiency. Do not remove the thermostat, even if the engine tends to overheat.
1.
Drain engine coolant so its level is below thermostat.
2.
Remove the radiator lower hose (A).

3.
Remove water inlet fitting (A), gasket (B) and thermostat (C).

Tightening torque :
7.8 ~ 11.8 N.m (0.8 ~ 1.2 kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 8.7 lb-ft)

4.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
  
Install the thermostat with the jiggle valve upward.
5.
Fill the engine coolant.
6.
Start the engine and check for leaks.
7.
Recheck the coolant level.
Water Temperature Control Assembly Removal
1. Disconnect the battery negative terminal. 2. Loosen the drain plug and drain the engine coolant. 3. Remove ...

Thermostat Inspection
1. Immerse the thermostat in water and gradually heat the water. 2. Check the valve opening temperature. Valv ...

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Description
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Type B
Driver’s side temperature control dial (Refer to “Automatic climate control operation” and/or “Temperature control”) AUTO button (Refer to “Automatic climate control operation ...

Maintenance settings
You can set maintenance reminders. Engine oil setting Select “Engine Oil” from the 2nd menu in the setting screen. Refer to “Setting screen”. Set the date and distance of the reminder ...

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