Kia Niro: Lubrication System / Oil Cooler Repair procedures

Removal
1.

Remove the engine room under cover.

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

2.

Drain the engine oil and then remove the oil filter.

(Refer to Lubrication System - "Engine Oil")

3.

Drain the coolant.

(Refer to Cooling System - "Coolant")

4.

Disconnect the coolant hose (A).

5.

Unfasten the fixing bolt (A) and then remove the oil cooler assembly (B).

Installation
1.

Apply engine oil to the oil cooler packing surface (A).

2.

Install the oil cooler (A) with a fixing bolt (B).

Tightening torque :

50.1 - 55.9 N·m (5.1 - 5.7 kgf·m, 36.9 - 41.2 lb·ft)

  

Fix position of oil cooler stopper where oil cooler resists on ladder frame stopper.

3.

Connect the coolant hose (A).

4.

Fill the coolant.

(Refer to Cooling System - "Coolant")

5.

Install the oil filter and then fill the engine oil.

(Refer to Lubrication System - "Engine Oil")

6.

Install the engine room under cover.

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

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