Kia_Sephia_Rio_Spectra_Optima_1998-2006

Intake Manifold

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Properly relieve the fuel system pressure. Disconnect the negative battery cable and drain the cooling system.
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  5. Remove the air intake hose from the throttle body.
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  7. Remove the air intake hose and air cleaner assembly, if necessary.
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  9. Remove the air intake surge tank, if necessary.
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  11. Disconnect the accelerator cable.
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  13. Disconnect the fuel lines. Plug the lines to avoid contamination.
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  15. Disconnect all necessary vacuum hoses and electrical connectors.
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  17. Remove the coolant hoses.
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  19. Remove the Exhaust Gas Recirculation (EGR) tube, if equipped.
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  21. Remove the air valve, if equipped.
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  23. Remove the fuel rail attaching bolts.
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  25. Remove the fuel rail and injectors as an assembly.
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  27. Remove the intake manifold support bracket.
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  29. Remove the bolt retaining the dipstick tube bracket to the intake manifold, if necessary.
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  31. Remove the intake manifold-to-cylinder bolts/nuts and the intake manifold assembly.
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  33. Remove the throttle body, if necessary and separate the intake manifold upper and lower halves.

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    Fig. Exploded view of intake manifold assembly-1.6L (VIN 3)



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    Fig. Exploded view of the intake manifold assembly-1.8L engine shown