Kia Sorento 2003-05

Driven Disc & Pressure Plate

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
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  3. Remove the transmission.
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  5. Insert the special tool (09411-43000) in the clutch disc to prevent the disc from shifting.
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  7. Loosen the bolts which attach the clutch cover to the flywheel in a star pattern. Loosen the bolts in succession, one or two turns at a time, to avoid bending the cover.
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  9. Remove the pressure plate bolts and remove the clutch plate and disc.
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To install:



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Fig. Clutch cover torque sequence

  1. Apply multipurpose grease to the spline of the disc.
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  3. Install the clutch disc assembly to the flywheel using a centering tool.
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  5. Install the clutch cover assembly to the flywheel and temporarily tighten the bolts one or two steps at a time in a star pattern. Tighten the clutch cover bolts in sequence to 11-16 ft. lbs. (15-22 Nm) and remove the centering tool.
  6.  
  7. Check the release bearing condition and lubricate or replace as necessary.
  8.  
  9. Install the transmission.
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Fig. Clutch and related components

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Remove the transmission from the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Insert tool (09411-43000) or equivalent in the clutch dis. This prevents the disc from shifting.
  8.  
  9. Loosen the bolts that attach the clutch pressure plate to the flywheel in a star pattern. Loosen the bolts in succession, one or two turns at a time in order to prevent bending the pressure plate.
  10.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
  2.  
  3. Torque the pressure plate retaining bolts to 11-16 ft. lbs. (15-22 Nm).

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    Fig. Clutch pressure plate bolt torque sequence

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