Kia Sorento 2003-05

Exhaust Manifold

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the Heated Oxygen (HO2S) sensor connectors.
  6.  
  7. Separate the exhaust Y pipe from the exhaust manifold(s).
  8.  
  9. Remove the heat protector.
  10.  
  11. Remove the exhaust manifold.
  12.  
  13. Remove the exhaust manifold gasket.
  14.  


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    Fig. Exhaust manifold mounting exploded view


To install:


NOTE
Use only new gaskets and nuts for assembly.

  1. Install the exhaust manifolds with new gaskets. Tighten the fasteners to 20-24 ft. lbs. (27-32 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the exhaust manifold heat protectors. Tighten the bolts to 9-11 ft. lbs. (12-15 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the exhaust Y pipe.
  6.  
  7. Connect the Heated Oxygen (HO2S) sensor connectors.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  4.  
  5. Disconnect the Heated Oxygen (HO 2 S) sensor connectors.
  6.  
  7. Separate the exhaust Y pipe from the exhaust manifold(s).
  8.  
  9. Remove the heat protector.
  10.  
  11. Remove the exhaust manifold.
  12.  
  13. Remove the exhaust manifold gasket.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exhaust manifold and related components

  14.  

To install:


NOTE
Use only new gaskets and nuts for assembly.

  1. Install the exhaust manifolds with new gaskets. Tighten the fasteners to 20-24 ft. lbs. (27-32 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Install the exhaust manifold heat protectors. Tighten the bolts to 9-11 ft. lbs. (12-15 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Install the exhaust Y pipe.
  6.  
  7. Connect the Heated Oxygen (HO 2 S) sensor connectors.
  8.  
  9. Connect the negative battery cable.
  10.  

 
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