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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
head torque on the 2.0 DOHC is 64 ft lbs , done in two -three steps , also there is a sequence for proper order . here is a very good description with graphics .
1999 kia sportage 2.0 DOHC head torque
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Posted on Jan 24, 2009
first loosen your altenator and take that belt off over the fan then the skid plate off the bottom and there is a tensioner pulley there for your a/c belt then your p/s belt loosens from the power steering pump pulley just turn the bolt counter clockwise and itll come off thats how my 99 works
Posted on May 25, 2009
SOURCE: Over heating 1997 Kia Sportage
Does the radiator fan operate properly? The radiator fluid level (checked when the engine is cold) must be 'at the cap' with the reserve tank about half-full. Blow out the radiator core with compressed air (from the engine side) to clean it of bugs and other debris. Does the anti-freeze look green or rust brown? If rust colored, the entire cooling system needs to be drained, cleaned with system cleaner, and refilled again with a 50/50 fresh mixture of anti-freeze and water. If combustion gases are leaking into the cooling system through a bad gasket or warped cylinder head, that will cause overheating. Check the radiator cap for condition of it's seal. Occasionally, the water pump impeller will begin slipping on it's drive shaft causing limited water flow through the system. That is checked by reducing the level of fluid in the radiator to just above the core and temporarily removing the thermostat. You will observe water moving rapidly if the pump is working.
Posted on Sep 14, 2009
My scanner isnt working, so i hope this can help you out some...On the left Camshaft..you will a stamp I and E...iI is for intake and E is for exhaust..The I should be up at 12 o'clock and the E should be at 4..you will also have marks on the timing plate behind the camshafts to help you line it up right...Now on the Right Camshaft you will have the same marks, but this time you want the E at 12 and the I at 7 o'clock..And the crankshaft should have a little notch on it, where you can line that up at 12 o'clock with the notch imprint that is on the plate for you..You may have to clean those areas, and use a light, so you can see them..I hope this helps you out..Goodluck...
Posted on Dec 04, 2009
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