Kia Niro: Engine And Transaxle Assembly / Engine Mounting Repair procedures

Removal and Installation

Engine Mounting Bracket

1.

Remove the engine room under cover.

(Refer to Engine and Transaxle Assembly - "Engine Room Under Cover")

2.

Install the jack to the edge of upper oil pan to support the engine.

  

Put a rubber block between the jack and oil pan to avoid damaging the oil pan.

3.

Remove the engine mounting support bracket (A).

Tightening torque

Nut (B) :

88.3 - 107.9 N·m (9.0 - 11.0 kgf·m, 65.1 - 79.6 lb·ft)

Bolt (C) and nuts (D) :

58.8 - 73.5 N·m (6.0 - 7.5 kgf·m, 43.3 - 54.2 lb·ft)

  

Do not reuse the bolt C, which is special bolt coated with bond.

4.

Remove the reservoir tank.

(Refer to Cooling System - "Reservoir Tank")

5.

Remove the engine mounting bracket (A).

Tightening torque :

49.0 - 63.7 N·m (5.0 - 6.5 kgf·m, 36.2 - 47.0 lb·ft)

6.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

Roll Rod Bracket

1.

Remove the engine room under cover.

(Refer to Engine and Transaxle Assembly - "Engine Room Under Cover")

2.

Remove the roll rod bracket (A).

Tightening torque :

Bolt (B) :

107.9 - 127.5 N·m (11.0 - 13.0 kgf·m, 79.6 - 94.0 lb·ft)

Bolts (C) :

49.0 - 63.7 N·m (5.0 - 6.5 kgf·m, 36.2 - 47.0 lb·ft)

3.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

Transaxle Mounting Bracket

  

Be sure to read and follow the “General Safety Information and Caution” before doing any work related with the high voltage system. Failure to follow the safety instructions may result in serious electrical injuries.

Be sure to shut off the high voltage circuit according to the “High Voltage Shut-off Procedures” before doing any work related with the high voltage system to avoid serious electrical injuries.

1.

Shut off the high voltage circuit.

(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - “High Voltage Shut off Procedure”)

2.

Remove the engine room under cover.

(Refer to Engine and Transaxle Assembly - "Engine Room Under Cover")

3.

Drain the inverter coolant.

(Refer to Hybrid Motor System - "Coolant")

4.

Remove the air cleaner assembly.

(Refer to Intake and Exhaust System - "Air Cleaner")

5.

Remove the hybrid power control unit (HPCU) and tray.

(Refer to Hybrid Control System - "Hybrid Power Control Unit (HPCU)")

6.

Remove the Engine Control Module (ECM).

(Refer to Engine Control/Fuel System - "Engine Control Module (ECM)")

7.

Install the jack to the edge of transaxle.

8.

Remove the transaxle mounting side panel packing (A).

9.

Remove the transaxle mounting bolt (A).

Tightening torque :

88.3 - 107.9 N·m (9.0 - 11.0 kgf·m, 65.1 - 79.6 lb·ft)

10.

Remove the transaxle mounting bracket (B).

Tightening torque :

49.0 - 63.7 N·m (5.0 - 6.5 kgf·m, 36.2 - 47.0 lb·ft)

11.

Install in the reverse order of removal.

Engine Mounting Components and components location
Components 1. Transaxle mounting bracket 2. Roll rod bracket 3. Engine mounting bracket 4. Engine mounting support bracket ...

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