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On a 2006 kia sorento , can you tell me how to locate the water pump. We think a leak may be coming from there. Does the timing belt have to come off to remove the pump?

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Not sure on model but most new cars if you jack up the car and remove the drivers side wheel right hand drive uk you should be able to get at it from there the timming cover may have to come off and some times the timming belt has to be loosend but as long as the timeing doesent get moved it should be ok to do its only if any thing on the engine part gets moved either the crank or the cam shaft parts move then the timeing will have to be done again hope this helps ivan

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The thing is your doing the timing belt the water pump is right their with it . it should cost you much more at all besides the cost of the water pump. When doing a timing belt I have a rule that I go by The timing belt/seals =cam , crank , any pulley & tensioner & water pump all get replaced at the same time. I did a t-belt on a Audi A-8 very complex whole front of car has to come off as well, he didnt want to do w-pump & thermostat his thermostat was their as well not even a month later the water pump gave out he had to pay double the price because he didnt want to do it when I had it apart the first time. And make sure mechanic is ase certified . good luck

Posted on Jul 02, 2009

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SOURCE: 2006 Kia Sorento Brake Lights not working

Apparently this is a recall matter and will be fixed at no charge. KIA Consumer Assistance Center 1-800-333-4542. Recall notices were to go out in May/June 2009.

Posted on Jun 17, 2009

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SOURCE: 2005 kia sorento timing belt

just dont crank the motor

Posted on Jul 27, 2009

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SOURCE: replace timing belt on a 2006 kia sorento

What do you need to know about replacing it?

Btw, I’m available to help over the phone in case u need at https://www.6ya.com/expert/sean_54c3a3dc48a7773c

Posted on Nov 13, 2009

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Hi. The 2006 Kia sorento is not equipped wiht a cabin air filter. Only the 07 and 08 sorentos are equipped wiht this filter. With that said; If your vehicel had a filter, it would be located just behind the glove box. If you were to access it for replacment, you would Open the glove box and remove the side stops so the glove box can swing fully down and hang on its hinges. Once that is done, you will be able to access to the cabin air filter and the clips which hold it in place.

Posted on Aug 23, 2010

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Where is the waterpump on 2003kia sorento lx ?


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COMPONENTS

REMOVAL
  1. Using the drain plug, drain the coolant.
  2. Remove the drive belt and the engine coolant pump pulley.
  3. Remove the timing belt cover, the auto tensioner and idler pulley.
  4. Remove the water outlet fitting, the thermostat case and the water pump fitting.
  5. Remove the engine coolant pump mounting bolts.
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INSPECTION
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  2. Check the bearing for damage, abnormal noise and sluggish rotation and replace the pump assembly if necessary.
  3. Check the seal it for leaks and replace the pump assembly if necessary.
INSTALLATION
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  1. Clean the gasket surfaces of the engine coolant pump body and the cylinder block.
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  1. Install the new engine coolant pump gasket and pump assembly. Tighten the bolts to the specified torque. Tightening torque
Engine coolant pump bolt:
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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2. Drain the cooling system.
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4. Remove the drive belt and the water pump pulley.
  5. Remove the timing belt cover, timing belt, auto tensioner and idler pulley.
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