Kia Amanti 2004-06

Cylinder Head

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Relieve the fuel system pressure.
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  7. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air intake assembly
     
    Upper radiator hose
     
    Vacuum hose between intake manifold and cylinder head cover
     
    Fuel hose
     
    Heater hose
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Spark plug cables
     
    Ignition coil
     
    Upper and lower timing belt covers
     
    Timing belt
     
    Camshaft sprockets
     
    Exhaust manifold heat shield
     
    Exhaust manifold assembly
     
    Water pump pulley
     
    Cylinder head cover
     
    Camshafts
     

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  9. Loosening the bolts in 2 or 3 steps in the order shown, remove the cylinder head assembly.

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    Fig. Cylinder head loosening sequence

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To install:

  1. Clean the cylinder head and block mating surfaces.
  2.  
  3. Install the cylinder head and tighten the bolts in sequence to 76-83 ft. lbs. (103-113 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install or connect the following:

    Camshafts
     
    Cylinder head cover
     
    Water pump pulley
     
    Exhaust manifold and heat shield
     
    Camshaft sprockets
     
    Timing belt
     
    Timing belt covers
     
    Ignition coil
     
    Spark plug cables
     
    Intake manifold
     
    Heater hose
     
    Fuel hose
     
    Vacuum hose
     
    Upper radiator hose
     
    Air intake assembly
     
    Negative battery
     

  6.  
  7. Refill the cooling system to the correct level.
  8.  
  9. Start the engine and check for leaks.

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    Fig. Cylinder head tightening sequence

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