Hyundai Kona: Cooling System / Radiator Repair procedures

Removal and Installation
1.
Loosen the drain plug, and drain the coolant and remove the radiator cap to speed draning.
(Refer to Cooling System - "Coolant")
2.
Remove the cooling fan.
(Refer to Cooling System - "Cooling Fan")
3.
Remove the radiator upper hose (A).

  
Install the radiator hoses as shown illustrations.

4.
Remove the radiator lower hose (A).

  
Install the radiator hoses as shown illustrations.

5.
Remove the front bumper.
(Refer to Body (Interior and Exterior) - "Front Bumper")
6.
Remove the radiator air guard (A).
Tightening torque :
6.9 - 10.8 N.m (0.7 - 1.1 kgf.m, 5.1 - 8.0 lb-ft)

7.
Remove the intercooler.
(Refer to Intake and Exhaust System - "Intercooler")
8.
Remove the radiator upper bracket bolts (A).
Tightening torque :
7.8 - 11.8 Nm (0.8 - 1.2 kgf.m, 5.8 - 8.7 lb-ft)
[LH]

[RH]

9.
Disconnect the condenser (A) from radiator.
[LH]

[RH]

10.
Pull the radiator (A) upward and remove it from engine room.

11.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
12.
Fill the radiator with coolant.
(Refer to cooling system - "Coolant")
13.
Run engine and check for leaks.
14.
Recheck engine coolant level.
Inspection
Radiator Cap Testing
1.
Remove the radiator cap, wet its seal with engine coolant, and then install it on a pressure tester.

2.
Apply a pressure of 93.16-122.58kpa (0.95-1.25kg/cm², 13.51-17.78psi).
3.
Check for a drop in pressure.
4.
If the pressure drops, replace the cap.
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