2005 Kia Sorento



September, 5, 2009 AT 3:23 PM

Air Conditioning problem
2005 Kia Sorento 6 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 75000 miles

I would like to know how to properly change the A/C Compressor on the 2005 Kia Sorento. Any help you can give me would be greatly appreciated! Thank you!

1 Answer



September, 6, 2009 AT 8:09 AM

COMPRESSOR REMOVAL AND INSTALLATION 1. Remove the drive belt after loosening the tension pulley. 2. Discharge the refrigerant. 3. Remove the discharge and suction hoses. 4. Remove the compressor. Fig. 24: Removing A/C Compressor Courtesy of KIA MOTORS AMERICA, INC. 5. Installation is the reverse of removal. Tightening torque 20-30 N.m (2.0-3.0 kg. m, 14-21 lb. ft)

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