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How to bleed a power steering on a kia sportage?

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you will have to do this from under the vehicle first lossen the pump bolts then use a pry bar to push the pump out to put tension on the belt then tighten the pump bolts (be careful not to get the pump crooked)

Posted on Jan 31, 2009

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Read this link.
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Posted on Feb 28, 2009

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SOURCE: The power steering suddenly went out on my 2000

The power steering bottle will have a rather big cap, and if you open the bottle you should notice it in an instance, because it is red in colour. Besides the power steering fluid, make sure that you dont have a belt missing on your pulleys. Some pwer steering pumps run on a separate belt. Just the fact that you said that the power steering suddenly went out, tells me that a belt could have snapped. Please let me know if you are sorted

Posted on May 07, 2009

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SOURCE: the power steering belt is broke on a kia sportage

I would replace it yourself....very simple to do! The belt is $13.00 Power Steering Pump Belt

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2. Remove the A/C and alternator drive belts for access.
  3. Loosen mounting lock bolt (A) and mounting bolt (B).
  4. With tension released removed the belt.
To install:
  1. Properly route drive belt around the pulleys.
  2. Carefully pry on the power steering pump using a suitable lever. Adjust belt tension is 22 ft. lbs. (30 Nm) when measured at deflection point shown.
  3. Retighten bolts (A) and (B) to 31 ft. lbs. (42 Nm).
  4. Reinstall the A/C and alternator drive belts.
  5. Connect the negative battery cable.
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Posted on Oct 10, 2009

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SOURCE: 2001 kia sportage broken power steering belt. is

its best not to....obviously,but if the broken belt is clear and you have to, do it but try to not steer the car too much if that doesnt sound silly.Drive slowly as well !!

Posted on Oct 29, 2009

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  2. Remove left wheel assembly.
  3. Matchmark pitman arm and shaft for installation.
  4. Remove cotter pin and nut at center link.
  5. Use ball joint splitter to separate pitman arm from center link.
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