KIA Niro: ON-Board Charger (OBC)

  1. HPCU (Hybrid Power Control Unit)
  2. ON-Board Charger (OBC)
  3. Normal Chage Port
  4. Power Cable (HPCU‚†”HSG, Electric /C Compressor)
  5. Power Cable (HPCU‚†”Main High Voltage Battery System)
  6. Power Cable (Main High Voltage Battery System ‚†” Sub High Voltage Battery System)
  7. Main High Voltage Battery System
  8. Sub High Voltage Battery System

Description

In normal charge, the battery is charged through the On-Board Charger (OBC) using external power
supply of 220V.

On-Board Charger (OBC) is the equipment that charges the high voltage battery of electric vehicle
using the 110 - 220V AC power.

Main Function

Main Function

Removal

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.
  1. Turn ignition switch OFF and disconnect the negative (-) battery cable.
  2. Shut off the high voltage circuit.

     

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

  3. Drain the coolant by loosening the drain plug.

     

    (Refer to Hybrid Motor System - "Coolant")

  4. Remove the LH front wheel & tire and wheel house cover.
  5. Remove the front bumper assembly.

     

    (Refer to Body - "Front Bumper Cover")

  6. Disconnect the OBC cable connector (A).

  1. Disconnect the OBC signal connector (B).

  1. Disconnect the OBC coolant hose (A) and coolant hose quick-connector.

  1. Remove the OBC mounting bolt (A) and nut (B).

OBC mounting bolt / nut : 23.5 - 24.5 N*m (2.4 - 2.5 kgf*m, 17.3 - 18.1 lb*ft)

  1. Remove the OBC (C).

Installation

Installation

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.
  1. Install the OBC in the reverse order of removal.

Warning

Refill the hybrid motor cooling system coolant and perform air bleeding by using the KDS.

(Refer to Hybrid Motor Cooling System - "Coolant")

  1. After installing the on-board charger (OBC), perform the matching operation according to the regional (European, domestic / North American) charging port specifications.

(1) Turn the igntion switch OFF.

(2) Connect the KDS to Data Link Connector (DLC).

(3) Select "Vehicle, Model year, Engine, System".

(4) Select "Vehicle S/W Management".

(5) Select "Variant Coding for Charging port".

(6) According to the KDS instructions to execute "Variant Coding for Charging

(6) According to the KDS instructions to execute "Variant Coding for Charging port".

(7) According to the KDS instructions, select the regional specification. (Domestic / North America: 5 Socket, Europe: 7 Socket)

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