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2002 KIA Sportage CAR/TRUCK REPAIR PROCEDURES AND DIAGRAMS - WHAT KIA REPAIR SHOPS DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW

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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Air Bag System Precautions -> Kia -> Disarming
Vehicle: 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Prior to disconnecting any air bag/Supplemental Restraint System (SRS) connectors or servicing any components located near an air bag/SRS connector, the air bag system must be disarmed with the following procedure:

  • Place ignitio...

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Disc Brakes -> Caliper Service -> Replacement
Vehicle: 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Replacement

  • Remove caliper in numbered sequence, Figs. , , and .
  • R...

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

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 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Front

  • Remove six bolts and take off free wheel hub body.
  • Remove axle snap ring retainer and spacer using suitable tool.
  • Pry out fixed cam assembly.
  • Remove two bolts and remove brake caliper from brake rotor. Temporarily tie caliper to vehicle frame with mechanics wire
  • Remove upper control arm link lock bolt, spring washer and nut.
  • Remove tierod end cotter pin and using a ball joint puller, ...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Remove two upper bolts from intake manifold bracket.
  • Raise and support vehicle.
  • Remove bolts from clutch release cylinder, then position cylinder aside.
  • Remove two lower intake manifold bracket bolts and bracket.
  • Remove two upper, then lower starter bolts.
  • Disconnect starter from flywheel housing, then support starter in place.
  • Lower vehicle.
  • From above, disconnect S-terminal connector, Fig. .
  • Remove ...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Kia -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

If the Air Bag warning lamp lights and stays on, diagnosis and ...

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
Vehicle: 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Lower

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
  • Remove hose from radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at water inlet.
  • Remove hose from water inlet.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioning -> Alternator -> Power Steering
Vehicle: 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Alternator

  • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
  • Loosen alternator upper locknut.
  • Loosen lower mounting nut.
  • Push alternator inward toward engine.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Clean and inspect belt surfaces of all pulleys.
  • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
    • Torque alternator mounting nut and bolt to 18 ft. lbs.
    • Torque alternator adjustment lockbolt to 11 ft. lbs.
    • Torque alternator brace mounting bolt to 17 ft. lbs.

Air Conditi...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

Component location diagrams for most 2002 KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1990+.

Oil Pump Diagram for 2002 KIA Sportage  2.0 L4 GASOil Pump Diagram for 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Oil Pressure Switch
  • Oil Filter
  • Oil Pump
  • Pressure Regulator Valve
  • Oil Cooler
  • Engine Diagram for 2002 KIA Sportage  2.0 L4 GASEngine Diagram for 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Generator
  • Exhaust Manifold
  • Oil Cooler
  • Coolant Bypass Pipe
  • Coolant Inlet Pipe
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

    OEM drawn wiring diagrams for most 2002 KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S.

    2002 KIA Sportage  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Horn Relay
  • Horn
  • High Mount Stop Light
  • 2002 KIA Sportage  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Switch
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • ECAT Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

    OEM TSB listings for most 2002 KIA Sportage cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from 1985+.

    Document: Torque Specifications on "Torque to Yield" Engine Component Bolts
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: Enhanced Dealer Feedback and Digital Camera Requirements to Support Kia Quality Initiatives
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR 2002 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

    BRAKE SPECIFICATIONS: Brake drum, rotor, caliper, and related specifications for most 2002 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 2002 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 2002 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 2002 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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