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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+.

    Disc Brakes -> Brake System Bleed
    Vehicle: 2000 KIA Sephia 1.8 L4 GAS

    • Ensure brake fluid reservoir remains at least 3/4 full during entire bleed procedure.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove bleeder cap at bleeder screw farthest from master cylinder and attach a vinyl hose to bleeder screw.
    • Place other end of tube in a clear container filled with fresh brake flui...

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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: 1997 KIA Sephia LS 1.6 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: 1996 KIA Sephia GS 1.6 L4 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove wheels and tires.
    • Remove hub nut and disconnect tie-rod end.
    • Do not damage dust cover or oil seal.
    • Remove driveshaft from transaxle with a pry bar.
    • If driveshaft is stuck in front wheel hub, install a miscellan...

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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+.

    Diagnosis & Testing -> Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Clearing Diagnostic Trouble Codes -> Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Spectra SX 2.0 L4 GAS

    Accessing Diagnostic Trouble Codes

    Connect a suitably programmed scan tool to DLC (Data Link Connector) and follow manufacturer's instructions.

    Diagnostic Trouble Code Identification

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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: 2006 KIA RIO5 SX 1.6 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Loosen water pump pulley bolts.
    • Remove power steering pump belt.
    • Remove water pump pulley.
    • Remove power steering pump.
    • Remove two alternator electrical connectors from ...

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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 -> 2004-09 Spectra & Spectra5 w/2.0L Engine
    Vehicle: 2006 KIA SPECTRA5 2.0 L4 GAS

    Under normal operating conditions the cabin air filter should be replaced every 9,320 miles. In dusty areas change the cabin air filter more often.

    • Open glove compartment to lower glove compartment down completely by re...

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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 -> Electronic Stability Control (ESC)/Electronic Stability Program (ESP) Off Warning Lamp -> 2006-09 Optima
    Vehicle: 2007 KIA Optima LX 2.4 L4 GAS

    The ESC/ESP warning lamp will be illuminated for 3 seconds when the ignition switch is placed in the on position but should go out when the self-diagnostic system determines that the system is functioning properly. The lamp will illuminate when the ESC/ESP is switched off by de...

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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: 1999 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 -> Air Conditioning -> Alternator -> Power Steering
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Spectra SX 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 ...

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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+.

    Steering Column Diagram for 2004 KIA RIO  1.6 L4 GASSteering Column Diagram for 2004 KIA RIO 1.6 L4 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Combination Switch
  • Steering Wheel
  • Clockspring Assembly
  • Airbag Module
  • Housing
  • HVAC Components Diagram for 2005 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GASHVAC Components Diagram for 2005 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Recirculation Actuator
  • Fresh Actuator
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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.

    2002 KIA Optima  2.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 KIA Optima 2.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Combination Switch
  • Horn Relay
  • Horn
  • Horn Switch
  • 2006 KIA Spectra SX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 KIA Spectra SX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Instrument Cluster
  • Light Switch
  • Fog Lamp Switch
  • Dimmer/Passing Switch
  • Multifunction 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: KEY REPLACEMENT AND DUPLICATION
    Vehicle: 2007 KIA Amanti 3.8 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Glass, Doors, Hood, Decklid, Tailgate, Liftgate, Locks
  • Document: NEW SST RELEASE AND RETURN OF THE BLACK BREAK OUT BOX MAIN CABLE
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Spectra 1.8 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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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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