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A/C & HEATER SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR KIA 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 cars and light trucks from 1990+

Kia -> Automatic Temperature Control System Diagnosis & Testing -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 2001 KIA Optima 2.5 V6 GAS

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BRAKE SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR KIA AUTOMOBILES

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

Disc Brakes -> Tightening Specifications
Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sephia RS 1.8 L4 GAS

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FUEL FILTER REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA AUTOMOBILES

Fuel filter replacement procedures with corresponding images for most domestic and imported KIA 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: 1999 KIA Sephia 1.8 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 AUTOMOBILES

Includes CV axle, universal joint, and driveline replacement, for domestic and imported KIA 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 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 cars and light trucks sold in the U.S. from mid 1990's+.

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2007 KIA Rondo LX 2.4 L4 GAS

The Low Tire Pressure Warning lamp will illuminate for approximately three seconds as a bulb check when the ignition switch is placed in the On position. This system uses radio frequency pressure sensors which mon...

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STARTER & ALTERNATOR REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA AUTOMOBILES

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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2003 KIA Optima 2.7 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Mark serpentine belt running direction using suitable felt pen or chalk.
  • Rotate serpentine belt tensioner clockwise using a suitable 16 MM open end wrench and relieve belt tension, then remove the belt.
  • Disconnect alter...

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CABIN AIR FILTER LOCATIONS & REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA AUTOMOBILES

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

Cabin Air Filter Service -> Kia -> 2006-09 Rio
Vehicle: 2009 KIA RIO SX 1.6 L4 GAS

Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 10.000 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

  • Open the glove compartment.
  • Remove the glove compartment stops located at each side, then lower the glove compartment.
  • Remove the cabin...

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MAINTENANCE LAMP RESET PROCEDURES FOR KIA AUTOMOBILES

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

Kia -> Air Bag Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 KIA Optima LX 2.7 V6 GAS

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RADIATOR & HOSE REPLACEMENT PROCEDURES FOR KIA AUTOMOBILES

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

Radiator, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

  • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
  • Remove air cleaner duct as required.
  • Disconnect radiator upper hose.
  • Disconnect cooling fan electrical connectors.
  • Disconnect coolant reservoir hose.
  • Remove radiator mounting brackets.
  • On models equipped with au...

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SERPENTINE BELT SERVICE PROCEDURES FOR KIA AUTOMOBILES

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

Serpentine Drive Belt, Replace -> Air Conditioner Compressor Drive Belt -> Alternator Drive Belt
Vehicle: 2010 KIA Soul Sport 2.0 L4 GAS

Alternator Drive Belt

  • Loosen alternator adjusting bolt and mount bolt.
  • Remove alternator drive belt.
  • Reverse procedure to install noting the following: Belt deflection should be 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch with 22 lbs. of pressure applied midway between pulleys on longest belt segment.

Air Conditioner Compres...

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COMPONENT LOCATION DIAGRAMS FOR KIA AUTOMOBILES

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

Front Wheel Speed Sensor Components Diagram for 2007 KIA Rondo LX 2.4 L4 GASFront Wheel Speed Sensor Components Diagram for 2007 KIA Rondo LX 2.4 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Front Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Front Wheel Speed Sensor Cable
  • Instrument Panel Diagram for 2007 KIA Sedona LX 3.8 V6 GASInstrument Panel Diagram for 2007 KIA Sedona LX 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Photo Sensor
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    WIRING DIAGRAMS FOR KIA AUTOMOBILES

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

    1996 KIA Sephia GS 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1996 KIA Sephia GS 1.8 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Passenger Compartment Fuse Box
  • 2001 KIA Optima  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2001 KIA Optima 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Combination Switch
  • Horn Relay
  • Horn
  • Horn Switch
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    TECHNICAL SERVICE BULLETINS FOR KIA AUTOMOBILES

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

    Document: TPMS EQUIPPED TIRE AND RIM ASSEMBLY / DISASSEMBLY
    Vehicle: 2006 KIA Amanti 3.5 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
  • Document: AUDIO UNIT RESET PROCEDURES
    Vehicle: 2004 KIA Optima 2.7 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Entertainment: Stereo, Radio, Cassettes
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    COMPONENT/PARTS SPECIFICATIONS FOR KIA AUTOMOBILES

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