Hyundai Kona: Cooling System / Water pump Repair procedures

Removal
1.
Loosen the drain plug (A), and drain the engine coolant. Remove the radiator cap to drain with speed.
(Refer to cooling system - "Coolant")
2.
Remove the drive belt.
(Refer to Timing System - "Drive Belt")
3.
Remove the water pump pulley (A).
Tightening torque :
9.8 - 11.8 N.m (1.0 - 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 - 8.7 lb-ft)

4.
Remove the water pump (A) and gasket.
Tightening torque :
9.8 - 11.8 N.m (1.0 - 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 - 8.7 lb-ft)

Inspection
1.
Check each part for cracks, damage or wear, and replace the coolant pump assembly if necessary.
2.
Check the bearing for damage, abnormal noise and sluggish rotation, and replace the coolant pump assembly if necessary.
3.
Check for coolant leakage. If coolant leaks from hole, the seal is defective. Replace the coolant pump assembly and gasket.
  
A small amount of “weeping” from the bleed hole is normal.
Installation
1.
Install the new gasket and water punp (A).
Tightening torque :
9.8 - 11.8 N.m (1.0 - 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 - 8.7 lb-ft)

2.
Install the water pump pulley (A).
Tightening torque :
9.8 - 11.8 N.m (1.0 - 1.2 kgf.m, 7.2 - 8.7 lb-ft)

  
Tighten the bolts diagonally when installing.
3.
Remove the drive belt.
(Refer to Timing System - "Drive Belt")
4.
Fill with engine coolant.
5.
Start engine and check for leaks.
6.
Recheck engine coolant level.
Water pump Components and components location
Components 1. Water pump pulley 2. Water pump 3. Water pump Gasket ...

Water pump Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting Symptoms Possible Causes Remedy Coolant leakage • From the bleed hole ...

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