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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Air Conditioner and Heater Service Includes module configuration procedures, general service, maintenance, automatic temperature control, compressor services, electric cooling fans, vacuum diagrams, specifications, and manual air conditioning and heater diagnostics and replacement procedures for domestic and imported KIA Sportage cars and light trucks from 1990+

Kia -> Component Replacement & Adjustment -> Cooling System Bleed
Vehicle: 1998 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Fill cooling system with proper amount and mixture of ethylene glycol based coolant.
  • Run engine with radiator cap removed until upper radiator hose is hot.
  • ...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Includes anti-lock brakes, disc, drum, power and hydraulic brake services diagnostics and procedures for domestic and imported KIA Sportage cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Sportage -> Troubleshooting -> Control Unit Circuit Test -> System Inspection
Vehicle: 2000 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

System Inspection

Perform the anti-lock brake system inspection should as outlined in Figs. through .

Control Unit Circuit Test

  • Disconnect harness connector from control unit.
  • Inspect control u...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. for 1980+.

Kia -> Fuel Filter Replacement -> 1998-03 Sephia, Spectra w/4 cylinder engine and 1999-02 Sportage -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
Vehicle: 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Do not smoke or allow an open flame of any type when working on or near any fuel system related components. The highly flammable vapor mixtures may ignite, resulting in serious personal injury.

Prior to disconnecting fuel lines, the fuel system pressure must be relieved to prevent accidental spray of fuel.

After the battery has been disconnected and reconnected, some abnormal driveability symptoms may occur.

Fuel System Pressure Relief

  • Start the engine and allow to idle.
  • Disconnect the fuel pump assembly electrical connector.
  • Let the en...

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DRIVELINE, U-JOINT & CV AXLES REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported KIA Sportage cars and light trucks from 1990+.

DRIVESHAFT, Replace
Vehicle: 1996 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Raise and suitably support vehicle.
  • Place suitable index marks (reference marks) on the drive shafts and their matching transfer case and differential input/output shafts.
  • Remove four nuts holding universal...

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TIRE PRESSURE MONITORING SYSTEM PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Description, component locations, reset procedures, relearn procedures, diagnosis and testing, wiring diagrams, component replacement, and identification of vehicles equipped and not equipped with tire pressure monitoring system for most domestic and imported KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Component Locations
Vehicle: 2007 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GAS

Refer to F...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Includes starter and alternator replacement procedures for domestic and imported KIA Sportage cars and light trucks from 1990+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2007 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove nut from starter cable B-terminal and disconnect wire connector from ...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Cabin air filter locations and replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. as equipped to the current model year.

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Kia -> 2005-09 Sportage
Vehicle: 2005 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 9320 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the glove compartment door.
  • Lower the glove compartment completely by removing the tension cord and stopper...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Maintenance lamp reset procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Kia -> Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

The TCS warning lamp, will illuminate for 2-4 seconds when the ignition switch is placed in the on position to indicate the warning lamp is operational. The lamp should go off after the 2-4 seconds has elapsed. If the warning lamp remains ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Includes radiator, cooling and heater hose replacement procedures for domestic and imported KIA Sportage cars and light trucks from 1990+

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2008 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GAS

  • Drain engine coolant into a suitable container.
  • Remove under cover.
  • Remove air duct.
  • Remove battery and battery tray.
  • Remove coolant reservoir tank.
  • Remove upper radiator hose and lower radiator hose.
  • On models with automatic transaxles, remove ATF (Automatic Transaxle Fluid) cooler hose.
  • On all models, disconnect fan motor connector.
  • Remove cooling fan motor assembly mo...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine belt replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning -> Alternator -> Power Steering
Vehicle: 1998 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Alternator

  • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
  • Loosen alternator pivot bolt.
  • Loosen adjuster lock bolt.
  • Loosen adjusting bolt to relieve belt tension.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Clean and inspect belt surfaces of all pulleys.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque alternator tensioner adjusting bolt to 14 to 19 ft. lbs.
    • Torque alternator pivot bolt to 28 to 38 ft. lbs.

Air Conditioning

  • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove engine undercover mounting bolts and undercover.
  • Loosen tensioner pulley lock nut.
  • ...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Front Driveshaft Diagram for 2001 KIA Sportage  2.0 L4 GASFront Driveshaft Diagram for 2001 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Differential Assembly
  • Front Drive Shaft
  • Half Shaft
  • Underbody Components Diagram for 2008 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GASUnderbody Components Diagram for 2008 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Right Front Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Right Rear Wheel Speed Sensor
  • ABS Control Module
  • Cluster
  • ABS Warning Lamp
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2006 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Light Switch
  • Headlamp Relay
  • Fog Lamp Switch
  • Fog Lamp Indicator
  • 2007 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Generator
  • Charge Indicator
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: SAFETY RECALL: ENGINE WIRE HARNESS C123/C124 CONNECTORS
    Vehicle: 1999 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Chassis Electrical, Wiring, Fuses & Breakers, Wipers, Motors
  • Document: HIGH-PITCHED SQUEAKING NOISE WHEN CLUTCH IS ENGAGED
    Vehicle: 1998 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Symptoms:
  • Noise
  • Auto Systems:
  • Manual Trans, Clutches, Linkage, MTX
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1970+.

    • Brake caliper mounting bolt torque
    • Brake drum runout, machining, & discard specs
    • Minimum brake lining thickness.
    • Brake rotor runout, parallelism, machining, discard, & finish specs

    A/C SYSTEM SPECIFICATIONS: Air conditioning refrigerant capacity and type as well as lubricant capacity for most KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+.

    • Refrigerant capacity & type, compressor oil viscosity, total system oil capacity & compressor clutch gap

    COOLING SYSTEM BLEED: Cooling system bleeder valve identification, bleeder type and bleed procedures for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1986+.

    PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE: Preventive maintenance recommendations and required services for most domestic and imported cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Includes severe and routine service schedules

    QUICK-LUBE and ILLUSTRATIONS: Fluid recommendations, capacities, drain plug torques, tire data, and severe service recommended preventive maintenance schedules. Information covers most KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+. Engine and chassis service images.

    • Automatic transmission/transaxles capacities, lubricant recommendations
    • Differential/final drive capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Final drive fill & drain plug torques
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Manual transmission/transaxle capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities
    • Number of lubrication fittings & plugs
    • Power steering, brake, & clutch fluid recommendations
    • Engine oil capacities, API grade recommendations, SAE viscosity recommendations, drain plug torque
    • Severe service maintenance & interval recommendations
    • Tire sizes, wheel nut/bolt torque, pressures & rim sizes
    • Transfer case capacities, lube recommendations, grades, & viscosities

    TUNE-UP & DRIVEABILITY SPECIFICATIONS: Most tune-up specifications for most KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. and Canada from 1980+

    • Airflow sensor electrical specifications
    • Tensioning specifications for systems with automatic tensioners
    • Barometric pressure sensor specs
    • Battery group number and cranking performance
    • Crankshaft & camshaft position sensor resistance
    • Engine compression pressures
    • Coolant temperature sensor specs
    • Computer advance.
    • Diesel fuel temperature sensor resistance.
    • Distributor advance specifications
    • Ignition pickup coil resistance
    • Exhaust gas recirculation temperature sensor resistance
    • Engine fastener torque values
    • Firing order diagrams
    • Fuel system pressures
    • Generator (alternator) specs
    • Intake air temperature sensor specs
    • Ignition coil specifications
    • Fuel injector resistance
    • Engine idle speeds
    • Knock sensor resistance
    • Manifold absolute pressure sensor specs
    • Mixture control solenoid resistance
    • Voltage regulator specs
    • Spark plug applications & gaps
    • Starter motor electrical specs.
    • Tensioning specifications for systems without automatic tensioners
    • Throttle body temperature sensor resistance
    • Ignition timing in degrees at rpm
    • Transmission oil temperature sensor resistance
    • Throttle position sensor specs
    • Vacuum sensor valve specs

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