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Does the 2002 Kia Sportage have an noninterference
2002 Kia Sportage 2.0L dohc, is an interference engine, will cause piston to valve damage, Kia recommends timing belt replacement in California every 90,000 miles, except California every 60,000 miles, hope this was very helpful.
1/31/2020 1:15:24 AM •
on Jan 31, 2020
What are the torque specs for rear brake drums on
do you mean the little screw/star headed retainers ??if so a nice bit of grease on thread and just hand tighten but do not force them because then you will not get it off again easy.the wheel nuts will hold the drum on anyway
9/20/2018 2:57:30 PM •
on Sep 20, 2018
My kia sportage diesel is puffing blue smoke.
Nothing to fix friend. See, in diesel, when cold, there is an electric plunger on the throttle that speeds the idle a bit till warm up. Connected to that same wire is the cold start/temperature sensor. When cold/cool this sensor will excite the plunger to speed the idle, and put more fuel into the engine making the smoke you see, until warm up is reached and the sensor shuts down. You really don't have a repair needed friend.
10/3/2017 4:20:01 PM •
on Oct 03, 2017
Kia sportage 2.0 4x2 revving problem
take it to an accredited service center that has experience on your vehicle as it is not brand new as it is 8 years old and items like the MAF/VAF sensor could be slow to respond and signal a air flow change to the ECM
the thing is that it is to be fix or adjust so that the rpm change is in response to the pedal setting
Could be a slow reaction throttle position sensor or a problem pedal position sensor
have the fault codes read at the service center to get a closer idea as to the fault area
I don't think that a delay would be on the injectors as stated as it would created a dangerous drive situation in the event of hard braking as the engine would still be producing power against the brakes and that would stop the ABS from being effective
7/29/2017 6:11:05 AM •
on Jul 29, 2017
2000 Kia Sportage overheating
you can get a new temp gauge sender unit and install it
bleed the air out of the cooling system by loosening off the highest point hose
have a compression test done to check for head gasket or cracked head
take it to an accredited radiator specialist and have a flow test done on the radiator
it is possible that the cores are blocked and it needs repalcing
4/29/2017 7:18:53 AM •
on Apr 29, 2017
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