Kia Rio: Condenser Replacement - Air Conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - Kia Rio UB 2012-2019 Service ManualKia Rio: Condenser Replacement

1.
Recover the refrigerant with a recovery/recycling/charging station.
2.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
3.
Remove the front bumper.
(Refer to BD group - УFront BumperФ)
4.
Remove the air guard (A).


5.
Disconnect the discharge line (A) and liquid line (B) from the condenser.


6.
Remove the condenser (A) from the radiator.


7.
Install in the reverse order of removal.

     
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If you're installing a new condenser, add refrigerant oil (PAG OIL).
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Replace the O-rings with new ones at each fitting, and apply a thin coat of refrigerant oil before installing them. Be sure to use the right O-rings for R-134a to avoid leakage.
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Be careful not to damage the radiator and condenser fins when installing the condenser.
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Charge the system, and test its performance.
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 ...

Receiver-Drier Replacement
1. Remove the condenser. 2. Remove the cap (B) on the bottom of the condenser with L wrench (A). Tightening torq ...

See also:

Winter driving
Severe weather conditions in the winter result in greater wear and other problems. To minimize the problems of winter driving, you should follow these suggestions: Snowy or Icy conditions To dri ...

Components
1. Receiver 2. TPMS Sensor (S1) 3. TPMS Sensor (S4) 4. TPMS Sensor (S2) 5. TPMS Sensor (S3) 6. Tread Lamp ...

Removal
1. Remove the under cover. 2. Remove the mounting nut and disconnect the horn connector, then remove the horn (A). ...

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