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KIA Sportage 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 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+

    Imported Cars & Light Trucks & Vans -> 2001-02 -> Leak Test -> Electronic Leak Detectors -> Fluid Leak Detectors
    Vehicle: 2001 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Testing the refrigerant system for leaks is one of the most important phases of troubleshooting. One or more of the methods outlined will prove useful in detecting leaks or checking connections if service work is performed. Before beginning any leak test, attach a manifold gauge set and note pressure. If little or no pressure is indicated, a partial charge must be installed. Check all connections, compressor head gasket, oil filler plug and compressor shaft seal for leaks.

    R-12 leak detectors will not detect R-134a leaks. For R-134a system an electronic type leak detector i...

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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+.

    Drum Brakes -> Adjustments -> Brake Pedal -> Rio, Sephia & Spectra -> Sedona -> Sportage
    Vehicle: 1999 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Brake Pedal

    Rio, Sephia & Spectra
    • On Rio models, distance from top center of brake pedal to floor mat should be 6.69-6.93 inches.
    • On Sephia and Spectra models, distance from top center of brake pedal to floor mat should be 7.60-7.72 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 completely compressed, then rotate additional 1/2 turn and tighten locknuts.
    • Inspect operat...

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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: 2005 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 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
    Vehicle: 2009 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GAS

    • Raise and support vehicle and support it with safety stands in proper locations.
    • Remove wheel nuts and front wheels.
    • Remove driveshaft cotter pin, castle nut and washer from front hub.
    • Remove bolts securing wheel speed sensor from steering knuckle.
    • Disconnect tie rod ball joint from knuckle using suitable tool.
    • Disconnect ball joint from steering knuckle using suitable tool.
    • Remove lower arm ball joint mounting bolts.
    • Tap on driveshaft front hub assembly using plastic hammer.
    • Push front hub assembly outward and separate driveshaft from hub assembly.
    • Insert suitable tool between tr...

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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+.

    Relearn Procedures -> Tire Pressure Sensor Initiation -> TPMS Receiver
    Vehicle: 2007 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GAS

    Tire Pressure Sensor Initiation

    • Using Kia TPMS exciter tool, or equivalent, read the four tire pressure sensor IDs starting with sensor 1 the LH front wheel.
    • Read the remaining sensors in the following order:
      • Sensor 2, RH front wheel.
      • Sensor 3, LH rear wheel.
      • Sensor 4, RH rear wheel.
    • Connect the Kia exciter tool, or equivalent, to the DLC (Data Link Connector) located under the LH side of the instrument panel.
    • Using the tool, register the four sensor IDs to the TPMS receiver.
    • Disconnect the tool from the DLC.
    • Place the ignition switch in the Off position for 4 minutes, then turn the i...

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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: 1998 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Remove front bolts from air cleaner inlet pipe.
    • Loosen end clamp on inlet.
    • Remove top hose from resonance chamber, then air cleaner inlet pipe.
    • Open B+ terminal cover cap, terminal nut and lead.
    • Disconnect alternator and L-terminal and S-terminal connectors.
    • Loosen pivot bolt and tensioner mounting bolt. Do not remove tensioner.
    • Relieve tension on drive belt by rotating adjustment bolt.
    • Re...

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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 EX 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: 2005 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 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+

    Coolant Hose, Replace -> Lower -> Upper
    Vehicle: 1995 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Lower

    • Disconnect battery ground cable.
    • Drain cooling system into a suitable container by loosening drain plug of radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at radiator outlet.
    • Remove hose from radiator.
    • Reposition hose clamp at water pump inlet.
    • Remove hose from water pump inlet.
    • Remove hose from vehicle.
    • Reverse procedure to...

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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: 1998 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Alternator

    • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
    • Loosen alternator pivot bolt.
    • Loosen adjuster lock bolt.
    • Loosen adjusting bolt to relieve belt tension.
    • Remove alternator drive belt.
    • Clean and inspect belt surfaces of all pulleys.
    • Reverse procedure to install, noting the following:
      • Torque alternator tensioner adjusting bolt to 14 to 19 ft. lbs.
      • Torque alternator pivot bolt to 28 to 38 ft. lbs.

    Air Conditioning

    • Disconnect battery ground cable from battery.
    • Raise and support vehicle.
    • Remove engine undercover mounting bolts and undercover.
    • Loosen tensioner pulley lock nut.
    • ...

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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+.

    Fuel Tank Components Diagram for 2007 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GASFuel Tank Components Diagram for 2007 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Fuel Tank
  • Fuel Pump Assembly
  • Fuel Sender
  • Suction Hose
  • Fuel Filler Cap
  • Body Components Diagram for 2008 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GASBody Components Diagram for 2008 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GAS

    Components on diagram:
  • Vehicle Speed Sensor
  • Oil Pressure Switch
  • Fuel Gauge Sender
  • Parking Brake Switch
  • Tailgate Switch
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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.

    2002 KIA Sportage  2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram2002 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Battery
  • Ignition Switch
  • Flasher Unit
  • Front Combination Lamp- Left Hand
  • Front Combination Lamp- Right Hand
  • 2006 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram2006 KIA Sportage EX 2.7 V6 GAS Wiring Diagram

    Components on diagram:
  • Rear Defogger Relay
  • Safety Relay
  • Rear Defogger
  • Rear Window Switch
  • Tail Gate Switch
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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: RECALL CAMPAIGN: ELECTRONIC STABILITY PROGRAM (ESP) REPROGRAMMING
    Vehicle: 2005 KIA Sportage LX 2.7 V6 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Brakes, Power Brakes, Traction Control
  • Electronic Devices, Computers, PROMS, Sensors
  • Document: TOOLS: MIDTRONICS BATTERY TESTER
    Vehicle: 1998 KIA Sportage 2.0 L4 GAS

    Auto Systems:
  • Tools, Equipment
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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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