Since 2000 of release

Repair and car operation

Kia Rio
+ 1.1. Short acquaintance to the car
+ 2. Engines A3E, А5D
+ 3. Greasing system
- 4. Cooling system
   4.1. Specifications
   4.2. A cooling liquid
   4.3. Replacement of a cooling liquid
   4.4. The water pump
   4.5. A radiator
   4.6. Check of tightness of system of cooling
   4.7. The engine of the fan of a radiator
   4.8. Check of a cover of a radiator
   4.9. The valve of return pressure
   4.10. The thermostat
+ 5. Fuel system
+ 6. Ignition system
+ 7. Coupling
+ 8. A transmission
+ 9. Axes and power shafts
+ 10. A suspension bracket
+ 11. Wheels and tyres
+ 12. A steering
+ 13. Brake system
+ 14. A body
+ 15. Air central air
+ 16. The electric equipment

4.4. The water pump

Sequence of removal of the water pump, the thermostat and pipes of system of cooling

1 – an entrance pipe of system of cooling and a lining;
2 – a bypass pipe and a sealing ring of round section;
3 – the water pump;
4 – a lining of the water pump;
5 – the thermostat



The prevention

The water pump is not maintainable and in case of an exit it out of operation replace it in gathering.

1. Disconnect a wire from the negative plug of the storage battery.
2. Remove a belt of a drive of hinged units.
3. Remove a gear belt.
4. Remove the pump of the amplifier of a steering to remove an entrance pipe of system of cooling.
5. Remove all details in the sequence shown in drawing.


1. Check up the water pump on absence of cracks and damages.
2. Turn a shaft of the water pump and check up smoothness of rotation in the absence of noise.
3. If necessary replace the water pump.


1. Clear of the rests of a lining and an alien material a surface of consolidation of the water pump.
2. Establish on the water pump a new lining.
Exclude lining falling as the layer of hermetic put on a lining, can be damaged. Establish a lining the party with hermetic to a condensed surface.
3. The further installation is spent to sequences, return to removal.
4. Fill in in cooling system necessary quantity of a demanded cooling liquid.
5. Connect a wire to the negative plug of the storage battery.
6. Start up the engine and check up absence of leaks from cooling system.