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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+

Kia -> Manual A/C & Heater System Diagnosis & Testing -> Component & Circuit Tests -> 2002 Spectra -> A/C & Condenser Fan Relays -> A/C & Heater Control Switch -> A/C Dual Pressure Switch -> A/C Thermocon -> Blower Motor -> Blower Motor Does Not Operate -> Blower Motor Does Not Operate At High Speed -> Blower Motor Operates At High Speed Only -> Blower Relay -> Blower Resistor -> Blower Switch -> Compressor Clutch -> FRESH/RECIRC Button -> Fresh/Recirculation Actuator & Switch -> Mix Actuator -> Mode Actuator -> Mode Control Switch -> Optima -> Optima & 2002 Spectra -> Optima, Rio, Sedona, Sephia & Spectra -> Optima, Rio, Sephia & Spectra -> Rio -> Rio, Sedona & 2002 Spectra -> Sedona -> Sephia & 2001 Spectra -> Sportage -> Thermostatic Switch
Vehicle: 2001 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

A/C & Condenser Fan Relays

Optima, Rio, Sephia & Spectra
  • Remove A/C or condenser fan relay.
  • Inspect for continuity between relay terminals as indicated, Fig. . If continuity is as specified, proceed to next step. If continuity is not as specified, replace relay.
  • Apply battery voltage to relay, then compare continuity between relay terminals as indicated, Fig. . If continuity is as specified, relay is satisfactory. If continuity is not as specified, replace relay.
Sedona
  • Disconnect A/C relay connector.
  • Inspe...

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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+.

Anti-lock Brakes -> Troubleshooting
Vehicle: 1996 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

A system check of the rear wheel anti...

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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 -> Component Locations -> Optima w/2.4L Engine & Sportage
Vehicle: 2006 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GAS

Refe...

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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+.

DRIVESHAFT U-JOINT, Replace -> Assembly -> Disassembly
Vehicle: 1996 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

Disassembly

  • Place drive shaft in suitable vise.
  • For reassembly purposes, place index marks (reference marks) on drive shaft, spider and yoke.
  • Using a suitable screwdriver, remove and discard all snap rings.
  • Lightly tap with a suitable hammer to remove bearings from yoke.
  • Remove yoke.
  • Using a suitable drift punch and hammer, remove spider bearings.

Assembly

  • Before assembly, coat inside of beari...

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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+.

Component Replacement -> Installation -> Removal -> Tire Pressure Sensor -> TPMS Receiver
Vehicle: 2009 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS

Tire Pressure Sensor

Removal
  • Loosen the wheel lug nuts.
  • Raise and support the vehicle with jack stands.
  • Remove tire and wheel assembly from vehicle.
  • Deflate air from tire assembly, then remove wheel weights.
  • Break tire bead 180° from valve stem. When removing tire from rim caution should be taken not to hit valve stem with tire tools.
  • Remove the valve nut. Use caution when handling sensor.
  • Discard valve nut.
Installation
  • Use caution when handling sensor. Avoid getting any lubricant on sensor.
  • Place valve in sensor and turn valve three times with square part of screw in slot. The fit ...

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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+.

Starter, Replace
Vehicle: 2001 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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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: 2008 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 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 -> Traction Control System (TCS) Warning Lamp ->
Vehicle: 2006 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 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 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: 2006 KIA Sportage LX 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 thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from thermostat housing.
  • Remove hose from vehicle.
  • Reverse procedure t...

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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
Vehicle: 2010 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GAS

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

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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+.

Underbody Components Diagram for 2007 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GASUnderbody Components Diagram for 2007 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GAS

Components on diagram:
  • Strut Assembly
  • Crossmember
  • Drive Shaft
  • Trailing Arm
  • Carrier
  • Underbody Components Diagram for 2008 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GASUnderbody Components Diagram for 2008 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Strut Assembly
  • Crossmember
  • Driveshaft
  • Stabilizer Bar
  • Trailing Arm
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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.

    1998 KIA Sportage  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram1998 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Transmission Range Switch
  • Cruise Control Unit
  • Cruise Control Switch
  • Cruise Control Indicator
  • Cruise Control Clutch Pedal Position Switch
  • 2007 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2007 KIA Sportage LX 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Starter
  • Power Window
  • Hazard Switch
  • Rear Wiper
  • Backup 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: Enhanced Dealer Feedback and Digital Camera Requirements to Support Kia Quality Initiatives
    Vehicle: 1997 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Document: KIA REMANUFACTURED AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION PROGRAM - REVISED
    Vehicle: 2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Labor Times, Manuals, Warranty, Aids
  • Automatic Trans, Coolers, Torque Converter
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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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