KIA Niro: Cooling Fan - Components and components location

Components

Cooling Fan #1

  1. BLDC Motor
  2. Main Connector

Cooling Fan #2

  1. BLDC Motor
  2. Main Connector

Removal

Warning

  • Be sure to read and follow the "General Safety Information and Caution" before doing any work related with the high voltage system. Failure to follow the safety
    instructions may result in serious electrical injuries.
  • Be sure to read and follow the "High Voltage Shut-off Procedures" before doing any work related with the high voltage system. Failure to follow the safety instructions may result in serious electrical injuries.

Cooling Fan #1 (High Voltage Main Battery)

  1. Shut off the high voltage circuit.

    (Refer to Hybrid Control System - "High Voltage Shut-off Procedures")

  2. Remove the rear seat cushion.

    (Refer to Body - "Rear Seat Assembly")

  3. Remove the rear door scuff trim.

    (Refer to Body - "Door Scuff Trim")

  4. Remove the inlet cooling duct.

    (Refer to High Voltage Battery Cooling System - "Cooling Duct")

  5. Open the high voltage battery cushion (A) in the direction of an arrow.

  1. Remove the upper frame (A) after loosening the mounting bolts and nuts.

  1. Remove the outlet cooling duct.

    (Remove the High Voltage Cooling System - "Cooling Duct")

  2. Disconnect the cooling fan connector (A).
  3. Remove the cooling fan after loosening the mounting bolts and nuts (B).

Cooling Fan #2 (High Voltage Sub Battery)

Cooling Fan #2 (High Voltage Sub Battery)

  1. Switch "OFF" the ignition and disconnect the negative (-) terminal of the auxiliary 12V battery.
  2. Shut off the high voltage circuit.

    (Refer to Hybrid Control System - "High Voltage Shutoff Procedure")

  3. Remove the high voltage rear cover (A) after loosening the mounting bolt.

High Voltage Battery Rear Cover mounting bolt : 7.8 - 11.8 N*m (0.8 - 1.2 kgf*m, 5.8 - 8.7 lb*ft)

  1. Remove the rear outlet cooling duct (A) after loosening the mounting bolt.

Rear Outlet Cooling Duct mounting bolt : 7.8 - 11.8 N*m (0.8 - 1.2 kgf*m, 5.8 - 8.7 lb*ft)

  1. Remove the cooling fan connector (A).

  1. Remove the cooling fan (B) after loosening the mounting bolts (A).

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