Kia Sorento 2003-05

Intake Air Temperature (IAT) Sensor

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Operation



This sensor is a resistor based sensor which detects the intake air temperature. According to the intake air temperature reading the ECM/PCM will control the necessary amount of fuel injection.

Removal & Installation



  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Disconnect the connector from the sensor.
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  5. Remove the sensor retaining screws, as required.
  6.  
  7. Remove the air cleaner and air intake assembly, as required.
  8.  
  9. Remove the sensor from its mounting.
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To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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Testing



  1. Be sure the engine is at operating temperature.
  2.  
  3. Remove the sensor connector.
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  5. Using a voltmeter, measure the output voltage.
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  7. Specification should be 0.5 volt at idle and 1.0 volt at 2000 rpm.
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  9. Replace the sensor, as required.
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