Kia Amanti 2004-06

Engine

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Drain the transaxle.
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  7. Drain the engine oil.
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  9. Relieve fuel system pressure.
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  11. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Engine cover
     
    Battery and battery tray
     
    Air intake assembly
     
    Alternator wiring connector and oil pressure switch connector
     

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  13. Remove the following engine wiring harnesses:
    1. Crankshaft angle sensor connector
    2.  
    3. Fuel injector connector
    4.  
    5. Power steering switch connector
    6.  
    7. Variable intake motor connector
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    9. Accelerator position sensor connector
    10.  
    11. EGR solenoid connector
    12.  
    13. Ignition coil harness connector
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    15. Oxygen sensor connector
    16.  
    17. Knock sensor connector
    18.  
    19. Throttle position sensor
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    21. Electronic Throttle System (ETS) motor connector
    22.  
    23. Limp-home connector
    24.  
    25. Purge solenoid valve connector
    26.  
    27. Water temperature sensor connector
    28.  

  14.  
  15. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Upper and lower radiator hoses
     
    Ground wire from body frame and dash board panel
     
    Transmission wiring harnesses
     
    Ground wire from the transmission assembly
     
    Heater hoses
     
    Front and center muffler assembly
     
    Starter motor wiring harness
     
    Power steering gear connector
     
    Steering column intermediate shaft
     
    Halfshaft from the transmission
     
    Right side engine under cover
     
    Accessory drive belt
     
    A/C compressor and secure to the frame with a wire
     
    Hood release cable
     
    Upper radiator support member
     
    Cooling fan
     
    Electric fan
     
    Radiator
     
    Fuel hoses
     

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  17. Support the sub-frame with a suitable jack.
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  19. Remove the sub-frame mounting bolts.

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    Fig. Location of the front sub-frame mounting bolts.



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    Fig. Rear sub-frame assembly.



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    Fig. Location of rear sub-frame mounting bolts.

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  21. Remove the engine mounting bolt.
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  23. Remove the transmission mounting bolt.
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  25. Lift the vehicle up and remove the engine, transmission and sub-frame assembly.
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To install:

  1. Position the engine and transmission assembly into the vehicle.
  2.  
  3. Install the transmission mounting bolt and tighten to 43-58 ft. lbs. (59-79 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the engine mounting bolt and tighten to 43-58 ft. lbs. (59-79 Nm).
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  7. Install the sub-frame bolts and tighten to 72-87 ft. lbs. (98-118 Nm).
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  9. The remainder of the installation is the reverse order of removal.
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  11. Fill the engine with oil to the correct level.
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  13. Fill the transaxle to the correct level.
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  15. Fill the cooling system to the proper level.
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  17. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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