Kia Rio: Compressor Removal - Air Conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - Kia Rio UB 2012-2021 Service ManualKia Rio: 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.
2.
Disconnect the negative cable from the battery.
3.
Recover the refrigerant with a recovery/charging station.
4.
Remove the RH front tire.
(Refer to SS group - Front Tire)
5.
Remove the engine room RH side under cover.
(Refer to EM group - Engine and Transaxle Assembly)
6.
Separate the front portion of the front wheel guard (A) from the wheel house.


7.
Loosen the drive belt.
(Refer to EM group - Timing Chain)
8.
Disconnect the suction line (A) and discharge line (B) from the compressor.



     
Plug or cap the lines immediately after disconnecting them to avoid moisture and dust contamination.
9.
Disconnect the compressor switch connector (A).


10.
Remove the compressor by loosening the mounting bolts.


Compressor Components
1. Center Bolt 2. Hub Bolt 3. Hub Assembly 4. Snap Ring 5. Pulley 6. Compressor Assembly 7. Electric Control Valve (ECV) ...

Compressor Installation
1. Make sure of the length of compressor mounting bolts, and then tighten it with the specified tightening order. Tightening torque : ...

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