Kia Sedona: Thermostat Repair procedures - Cooling System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Sedona YP Service ManualKia Sedona: Thermostat Repair procedures

Third generation YP (2014-2021) / Kia Sedona YP Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cooling System / Thermostat Repair procedures

Removal
   
Removal of the thermostat may have an adverse effect, causing a reduction in cooling efficiency. Do not remove the thermostat, even if the engine tends to overheat.
1.
Remove the engine room under cover.
(Refer to Engine And Transaxle Assembly - "Engine Room Under Cover")
2.
Drain engine coolant.
(Refer to Cooling System - "Coolant")
3.
Disconnect the radiator lower hose (A).

4.
Remove the water inlet fitting (A) and the thermostat (B).

Tightening torque :
16.7 ~ 19.6 N.m (1.7 ~ 2.0 kgf.m, 12.3 ~ 14.5 lb-ft)

5.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
Inspection
1.
Immerse thermostat in water heated to over 95°C (203°F), then heat for at least 3 minutes to check valve lift.

   
Do not use water below 95°C (203°F).
Do not directly heat unit as this will damage thermostat.
2.
Check the valve opening temperature.

Valve opening temperature:
88±2°C (109.4±3.6°F)
Full opening temperature: 100°C (212°F)

If the valve opening temperature is not as specified, replace the thermostat.
3.
Check the valve lift.

Valve lift : 10 mm (0.3937 in.) or more at 95°C (203°F)

If the valve lift is not as specified, replace the thermostat.
Thermostat Components and Components Location
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