Kia Optima: Removal and Installation - Water pump. Repair procedures - Cooling System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Optima TF 2011-2018 Service ManualKia Optima: Removal and Installation

1. Loosen the drain plug, and then drain the engine coolant. Remove the radiator cap to drain with speed.
2. Remove the drive belt (A) after turning the drive belt tensioner (B) counterclockwise.

3. Remove the water pump pulley (A).

Tightening torque :

7.8 ~ 9.8N.m (0.8 ~ 1.0kgf.m, 5.8~ 7.2lb-ft)


4. Remove the water pump sub assembly (A) with the gasket.

Tightening torque :

9.8 ~ 11.8N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7lb-ft)


5. Remove the exhaust manifold heat protectors (A).

Tightening torque :

7.8 ~ 11.8N.m (0.8 ~ 1.2kgf.m, 5.8 ~ 8.7lb-ft)


6. Remove the water pump cover (A) with the gasket and the water inlet pipe (B).

Tightening torque :

18.6 ~ 23.5N.m (1.9 ~ 2.4kgf.m, 13.7 ~ 17.4lb-ft)



Tightening torque :

9.8 ~ 11.8N.m (1.0 ~ 1.2kgf.m, 7.2 ~ 8.7lb-ft)


7. Installation is reverse order of removal with a new water pump gasket.
8. Fill the engine coolant.
9. Start the engine and check for leaks.
10. Recheck the coolant level.

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