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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+

Air Bag System Precautions -> Kia -> Arming
Vehicle: 1995 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

  • Place ignition switch in the Off position.
  • Ensure no one is inside vehicle.
  • Connect battery posit...

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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+.

Kia -> Drum Brakes -> Adjustments -> Brake Pedal -> Optima -> Parking Brakes -> Rio & Spectra -> Sedona
Vehicle: 2005 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS

Brake Pedal

Rio & Spectra
  • On Rio models, distance from top center of brake pedal to floor mat should be 6.69-6.93 inches.
  • On 2003-04 Spectra models, distance from top center of brake pedal to floor mat should be 7.60-7.72 inches.
  • On 2005 Spectra models, distance from top center of brake pedal to floor mat should be 7.24 inches.
  • On all models, disconnect brake pedal switch electrical connector (E), Fig. .
  • Loosen locknuts (B) and turn switch (A) until it does not contact pedal.
  • Loosen locknuts (D) and turn rod (C) to adjust height of brake pedal.
  • Tighten brake pedal switch until plunger is co...

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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 Scheduled Maintenance -> Sedona & Sportage -> Normal Service -> Severe Service
Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Normal Service

Replace every 30 months or 30,...

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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+.

CV AXLE SHAFT, Replace -> Front
Vehicle: 1999 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 tiered end cotter pin and using a ball joint puller, remo...

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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+.

Reset Procedures
Vehicle: 2008 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 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 Sportage AUTOMOBILES

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

Alternator, Replace
Vehicle: 2005 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GAS

  • Disconnect alternator electrical connectors.
  • Mark alternator drive belt running direction using suitable felt pen or chalk, then remove...

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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: 2009 KIA Sportage LX 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 -> Electronic Brake Force Distribution (EBD)/Parking Brake Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2001 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

The EBD/Parking Brake warning lamp is used to warn of a system fault. It will be lit during engine start-up, but should go out when the self-diagnostic system determines that the system is functioning properly. The lamp will also illuminate when the parking brake is in the applied position. If the lamp EBD/Pa...

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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+

Heater Hose, Replace -> Inlet -> Outlet
Vehicle: 2000 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Inlet

  • Disconnect battery ground cable.
  • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
  • Reposition hose clamp at heater core.
  • Remove hose from heater core.
  • Reposition hose clamp at cylinder head.
  • Remove hose from cylinder head.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure to inst...

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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: 2008 KIA Sportage LX 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 KIA Sportage AUTOMOBILES

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

Body Components Diagram for 2007 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GASBody Components Diagram for 2007 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Tailgate Switch
  • Hood Switch
  • Front Door Switch
  • Key Warning Switch
  • Rear Door Switch
  • 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 2.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • 2008 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2008 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Control Module
  • Stop Lamp Switch
  • Cruise Control Module
  • High Mounted Stop Lamp
  • Stop Lamp
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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: NEW SST RELEASE AND RETURN OF THE BLACK BREAK OUT BOX MAIN CABLE
    Vehicle: 2008 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
  • Document: KIA MOTORS "TECH TIMES" PRINT EDITION MOVES EXCLUSIVELY TO "ON LINE"
    Vehicle: 2007 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
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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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