Kia Rio: Compressor Disassembly - Air Conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - Kia Rio UB 2012-2019 Service ManualKia Rio: Compressor Disassembly

1.
Remove the RH front tire.
(Refer to SS group - Front Tire)
2.
Remove the engine room RH side under cover.
(Refer to EM group - Engine and Transaxle Assembly)
3.
Separate the front portion of the front wheel guard (A) from the wheel house.


4.
Loosen the drive belt.
(Refer to EM group - Timing Chain)
5.
Remove the center bolt (A) and the hub bolts (B) while holding the pulley with a disc & hub assembly bolt remover (09977-25100).

Tightening torque :
15~21 N.m (1.5~2.1 kgf.m, 11.1~15.5 lb-ft)


6.
Remove the hub assembly (A) and shim (gap washer) (B), taking care not to lose the shim.


7.
Remove the pulley (B) after removing the snap ring (A) with snap ring pliers.

     
Be careful not to damage the pulley and compressor during disassembly/reassembly.
Once snap ring is removed, replace it with a new one.



8.
Reassembly is the reverse order of disassembly.

     
Clean the pulley and compressor sliding surfaces with non-petroleum solvent.
Install new snap ring, and make sure they are fully seated in the groove.
Make sure that the pulley turns smoothly after reassembly.
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. ...

Condenser Inspection
1. Check the condenser fins for clogging and damage. If clogged, clean them with water, and blow them with compressed air. If bent, gently bend them using a screwdrive ...

See also:

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. ...

Inhibitor Switch Removal
1. Place the shift lever into the "N" position. 2. Remove the air cleaner assembly. (1) Remove t ...

Tightening Torques
Item kgf.m N.m lb-ft Positive crankcase ventilation valve installation 0.8 ~ 1.2 7.8 ~ 11.8 5.8 ~ 8.7 Canister installati ...

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