Hyundai Santa Fe: Thermostat. Repair procedures - Cooling System - Engine Mechanical System - Hyundai Santa Fe DM 2013-2014 Service ManualHyundai Santa Fe: Thermostat. Repair procedures

Removal and Installation

Removal of the thermostat would have an adverse effect, causing a lowering of cooling efficiency. Do not remove the thermostat, even if the engine tends to overheat.
1.
Drain engine coolant so its level is below thermostat.
2.
Remove the radiator lower hose (A).

3.
Remove water inlet fitting (A), gasket (B) and thermostat (C).

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

4.
Install in the reverse order of removal.
Install the thermostat with the jiggle valve upward.
5.
Fill the engine coolant.
6.
Start the engine and check for leaks.
7.
Recheck the coolant level.

Inspection

1.
Immerse the thermostat in water and gradually heat the water.

2.
Check the valve opening temperature.

Valve opening temperature: 82∞C (177∞F)
Full opening temperature: 95∞C (205∞F)

If the valve opening temperature is not as specified, replace the thermostat.
3.
Check the valve lift.

Valve lift : 8 mm (0.3 in) or more at 95∞C (205∞F)

If the valve lift is not as specified, replace the thermostat.

    Water Temperature Control Assembly. Repair procedures
    Removal 1. Disconnect the battery negative terminal. 2. Loosen the drain plug and drain the engine coolant. 3. ...

    Thermostat. Troubleshooting
    Troubleshooting Symptoms Possible Causes Remedy Coolant leakage Х From the thermostat gasket ...

    See also:

    Auto defogging system
    Auto defogging reduces the probability of fogging up the inside of the windshield by automatically sensing the moisture of inside the windshield. The auto defogging system operates when the hea ...

    Refrigerant label
    The refrigerant label is located at the front of the engine room. ...

    Emergency Fastening Device (EFD). Description and Operation
    Description The Emergency Fastening Device (EFD) operates as well as the belt pretensioner at the same time, if it gets into its deploy condition after a collision. It is located near the an ...