Kia Forte: Condenser Replacement - Air Conditioning System - Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning - Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service ManualKia Forte: Condenser Replacement

Second generation YD (2014-2019) / Kia Forte TD 2014-2019 Service Manual / Heating,Ventilation, Air Conditioning / Air Conditioning System / Condenser Replacement

1.
Recover the refrigerant with a recovery/ recycling/ charging station.
2.
Disconnect the negative (-) battery terminal.
3.
Remove the front bumper cover.
(Refer to Body - "Front Bumper Cover")
4.
Remove the discharge line (A) and liquid line (B) from the condenser.

Tightening torque :
7.8~11.7N.m (0.8~1.2kgf.m, 5.7~8.6 lb.ft)

5.
Remove the air guard (A).

6.
Remove the intake air duct (A).

7.
Remove the radiator upper bracket (B) loosening the radiator mounting bolts (A).

8.
Loosen the mounting bolts and then remove the radiator upper bracket (A).

9.
Remove the condenser (A) from radiator.

10.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
A.
If you're installing a new condenser, add refrigerant oil ND-OIL8.
B.
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.
C.
Be careful not to damage the radiator and condenser fins when installing the condenser.
D.
Be sure to install the lower mount cushions of condenser securely into the holes.
E.
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, and then remove the bottom cap (B) with a L wrench (A) from the condenser. Tightening torque : 9.8~14.7N.m ( ...

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Under Body
Projected Dimensions * These dimensions indicated in this figure are actual-measurement dimensions. [ Unit : mm (inch) ] Actual-Measurement Dimensions ...

Exterior overview
1. Hood 2. Head lamp 3. Fog lamp 4. Wheel and tire 5. Outside rearview mirror 6. Front windshield wiper blades 7. Windows 8. Parking assist system 9. Front removable towing hook 10. D ...

Rear Pillar Trim Component Location
(4Door) 1. Rear pillar trim (5Door) 1. Rear pillar trim (2Door) 1. Rear pillar trim ...

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