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KIA 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 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 -> Diagnosis & Testing -> A/C Relay -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Ambient Temperature Sensor -> Blower Motor -> Blower, Condenser Fan & HI Blower Relays -> Clearing Trouble Codes -> Component Tests -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Interpretation -> Evaporator Temperature Sensor -> Photo Sensor -> Temperature Door Actuator -> Thermostatic Switch
    Vehicle: 2001 KIA Optima 2.4 L4 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    • Turn ignition switch to On.
    • While pressing "AUTO" switch on climate control panel, press "AMB" switch four times within two seconds.
    • Display will blink three times within a 1/2 second to indicate system is in self-diagnosis mode.
    • Fault code will be displayed in 1/2 second durations, to obtain any additional fault codes, press "A/C" switch.
    • Continue to press "A/C" switch until all fault codes are displayed.
    • To exit self-diagnosis and return system to normal operation, press "OFF" switch.

    Diagnostic Tro...

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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+.

    Anti-lock Brakes -> System Service -> ABS Control Unit -> Brake System Bleed -> Component Replacement
    Vehicle: 1996 KIA Sephia GS 1.8 L4 GAS

    Brake System Bleed

    Refer to "Hydraulic Brake System" for air bleeding procedure.

    Component Replacement

    ABS Control Unit
    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Disconnect ABS control unit harness connector.
    • Remove lower instru...

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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 -> 1994-97 Sephia -> Fuel System Pressure Relief -> Removal & Installation
    Vehicle: 1995 KIA Sephia GS 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 engine stall, then turn ignition Off.
    • Disconne...

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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+.

    CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace
    Vehicle: 2007 KIA Sedona 3.8 V6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
    • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
    • Loosen drain plug and drain transmission fluid into suitable container.
    • Unstake driveshaft lock nut using suitable tools.
    • Remove driveshaft castle nut from front hub.
    • Disconnect tie rod end ball joint from steering knuckle using suitable tool.
    • Remove split pin an lower arm bolt and nut.
    • Tap on driveshaft front hub assembly using plastic hammer.
    • Remove bolts driveshaft heat protector.
    • Remove inner shaft bearing bracket assembly mounting bolts.
    • Insert suitable tool bet...

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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+.

    Description
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA SPECTRA5 SX 2.0 L4 GAS

    The TPMS (Tire Pressure Monitor System) alerts the driver when a large change in the pressure of one tire exists. The system detects a tire pres...

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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: 2009 KIA Rondo EX 2.7 V6 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground terminal first, then positive terminal.
    • Disconnect alternator connector and remove cable from alternator B+ terminal.
    • Rem...

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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 -> 2007-09 Rondo
    Vehicle: 2007 KIA Rondo LX 2.7 V6 GAS

    Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 10,000 miles. If driving in an air-polluted area or rugged terrain, check and replace the cabin air filter as frequently as possible.

    • Open the glove compartment door.
    • Lower the glove com...

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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 -> Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Lamp ->
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Rondo EX 2.7 V6 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 AUTOMOBILES

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

    Radiator, Replace
    Vehicle: 1998 KIA Sephia 1.8 L4 GAS

    • Drain coolant into a suitable container.
    • Remove radiator ...

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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
    Vehicle: 2004 KIA Optima 2.4 L4 GAS

    • Rotate or lift belt tensioner arm counterclockwise, using a suitable tool to relieve tension...

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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+.

    Rear Wheel Speed Sensor Components Diagram for 2008 KIA Rondo EX 2.4 L4 GASRear Wheel Speed Sensor Components Diagram for 2008 KIA Rondo EX 2.4 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Wheel Speed Sensor
  • Rear Wheel Speed Sensor Connector
  • Body Components Diagram for 2008 KIA Sedona EX 3.8 V6 GASBody Components Diagram for 2008 KIA Sedona EX 3.8 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Data Link Connector
  • Purge Control Solenoid Valve
  • Main Relay
  • Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
  • Ignition Coil
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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.

    2003 KIA Optima  2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2003 KIA Optima 2.4 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Purge Solenoid Valve
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Fuel Injector #1
  • Fuel Injector #4
  • 2006 KIA RIO  1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 KIA RIO 1.6 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Tail Relay
  • Light Switch
  • Multi Function Switch
  • Front Fog Lamp Switch
  • Front Fog Lamp Relay
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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: A/C COMPRESSOR DISC & HUB/PULLEY/FIELD COIL ASSEMBLY INSPECTION AND REPLACEMENT PROCEDURE
    Vehicle: 2005 KIA Amanti 3.5 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Heating, A/C, Ventilation, Defogger
  • Document: TPMS EQUIPPED TIRE AND RIM ASSEMBLY / DISASSEMBLY
    Vehicle: 2006 KIA SPECTRA5 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Wheels, Tires, Wheel Bearings, Seals, Hubs
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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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