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How do i remove the heater core in 1999 kia spoetage

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The dash has to be remove to get it out,

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SOURCE: removing/replacing a 2000 kia sportage 4x4 4 dr heater core

The heater is located under the dash board to the right and down from the radio. To remove and replace it you will have to remove the dash board down to the fire wall. Also, you will have to disconnect two hoses that connect up to it from the engine compartment. These are located in the back of the engine and down on the firewall about midway. Once you remove the dash board and locate the heater core you will be able to see the location of these two hoses. Removing the heater core is time consuming but it will save you about 700 dollars.

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I NEED DIOGRAM FOR A 2001 KIA SPORTAGE HEATER CORE

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SOURCE: A 1999 Kia Sportage. Heater core leaking.

tie both hoses together

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You most likely have air in the cooling system.You would need to bleed the cooling system of air.There should have bleed screws near water neck,or thermostat.Do this cold.Remove the radiator cap and fill full.Then start the engine and loosen the screws and watch for nothing but coolant to flow out(no air or bubbles).When you are sure the air is gone out of the cooling system,shut the bleeder screw off,and fill radiator up and test to see that engine runs cool,and you have heat at all speeds and rpm s.The electric cooling fan should come on at a tempuratue of about 215 or so.But just as important,the cooling fan should cut off at a lower tempurature.If the cooling fan does not do this,you still have air in the system.If you can not get the air out this way,then do this.Remove the radiator cap and reservoir cap and fill them both up full.The reservoir needs to be over the fill mark a good deal.Replace the caps.Start the engine with ac and heat off.Let it run until the engine gets to about 212 or 215 degrees and shut the engine off.Wait about 30 minutes and check the reservoir to see if the coolant has dropped.It should have dropped.If the reservoir has dropped or not ,do this again and again untill the reservoir drops in coolant level,and engine temp is good(fan goes on and goes off).Remember to refill the reservoir as needed as it drops,not to run out of coolant.

Posted on Sep 21, 2009

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SOURCE: the easiest way to pull the heater core from a kia sportage-2000

There is no real easy way to do it....not like the older cars..

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

    CAUTION After disconnecting the negative battery cable, wait for at least 10 minutes for the air bag module to deplete its stored energy.

    1. Remove the driver’s side air bag and steering wheel by performing the following procedure:
    2. Position the front wheels in the straight-ahead position.
  2. Remove the 4 steering wheel-to-air bag module bolts.
  3. Carefully, lift the air bag module and disconnect the electrical connector.

    CAUTION Place the air bag module in a safe location with the front facing upward.

  4. Remove the steering wheel-to-steering column nut.

    NOTE If may be necessary to mark the steering wheel to steering column alignment.

  5. Using a steering wheel puller, press the steering wheel from the steering column.
  6. Drain the cooling system into a clean container for reuse.
  7. Discharge and recover the air conditioning system refrigerant.
    1. Remove the instrument panel by performing the following procedure:
    2. Remove both the rear and front consoles.
    3. Remove the knee bolster assembly.
    4. Remove the “T” bar section.
    5. Remove the relay bracket.
    6. Remove the turn signal assembly and the upper/lower steering column covers.
    7. Remove the hood release handle lockscrew, the hood release handle and the cable assembly nut.
    8. Remove the left side front pillar trim and the lower left side cover.
    9. Remove the 2 left side of the “T” bar-to-chassis bolts.
    10. At the left side of the instrument panel, remove the 3 instrument panel-to-chassis bolts.
    11. Remove the ashtray.
    12. Remove the center panel trim.
    13. Remove the ventilation control panel.
    14. At the center of the windshield next to the windshield, remove the cap and the mounting bolt.
    15. " Remove the right side front pillar trim and the lower right side cover.
    16. Remove the 2 right side of the “T” bar-to-chassis bolts.
    17. At the right side of the instrument panel, remove the 3 instrument panel-to-chassis bolts.
    18. Remove the steering column-to-instrument panel bolts and lower the steering column.
    19. Disconnect the instrument panel electrical connectors.
    20. Remove the instrument panel.
    1. Remove the blower/evaporator housing by performing the following procedure:
    2. Disconnect the air conditioning refrigerant lines from the evaporator core and discard the gaskets. Plug the openings to prevent contamination.
  8. Disconnect the fresh air control cable from the blower/evaporator housing inlet duct.
  9. Disconnect the 5 connectors from the bottom of the blower/evaporator housing.
  10. Move the carpeting from the bulkhead to gain access to the hole cover plate.
  11. Remove the 4 hole cover plate nuts and the plate.
  12. Remove the 2 upper blower/evaporator housing bolts.
  13. Remove the 2 lower blower/evaporator housing-to-bulkhead nuts.
  14. Remove the blower/evaporator housing.
  15. Disconnect the heater hoses from the heater core.
  16. Remove the temperature control cable from the heater housing.
  17. Remove the 2 lower heater housing nuts and the upper heater housing-to-bulkhead nut.
  18. Remove the heater housing.
    1. Disassemble the heater housing by performing the following procedure:
    2. Remove the seal from the heater core tube connections.
    • Remove the vent seal.
    • Remove the 2 wiring harness-to-heater servo screws.
    • Remove the 8 heater housing clips located on the servo side (left side).
    • Remove the left side of the heater housing.
    • Remove the 6 heater housing assembly clips.
    • Remove the 4 heater core tube mounting bracket screws and the bracket.
    • Remove the 8 remaining heater housing clips and disassemble the housings.
    • Remove the heater core from the housing.

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    • The heater housing is usually under the dash and must be removed to gain access to the heater core.
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    1. Chock wheels. 2. Drain the engine coolant. Refer to Engine Cooling System. 3. Discharge and recover the refrigerant from the A/C system. Refer to Recovery/Evacuating/Charging in this section. 4. Remove the dash panel. Refer to Body. 5. Remove the Blower/Evaporator unit. Refer to Blower/Evaporator Unit in this section. 6. Disconnect the low pressure line from the evaporator outlet on the bulkhead. 7. Disconnect the high pressure line from the evaporator inlet on the bulkhead. 8. Disconnect the heater return hose from the heater core outlet tube connection. 9. Disconnect the heater inlet hose from the heater core inlet tube connection. 10. Disconnect the fresh air/recirculation control cable from the blower housing unit inlet duct. 11. Disconnect five connectors at the bottom of the blower housing unit. 12. Pull carpeting away from bulkhead to gain access to the hole cover plate. 13. Remove the four nuts retaining the hole cover plate. 14. Remove the hole cover plate. 15. Remove two mounting bolts at the top of the blower housing unit. d40e96a.jpg 16. Remove two nuts attaching the bottom of the blower housing unit to the bulkhead mounting studs. 17. Remove the blower unit from the vehicle. 18. Remove the temperature control cable from the heater unit servo. 19. Remove the two nuts from the mounting studs at the bottom of the heater unit. 20. Remove the top nut holding the heater unit to the bulkhead to the bulkhead mounting stud. 21. Remove the heater unit. Regards, Jeep Brainy

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