Kia Sorento 2003-05

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
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  3. Drain the cooling system.
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  5. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  7. Disconnect the fan motor harness connector.
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  9. Disconnect the upper and lower radiator hoses and the overflow tube.
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  11. If equipped with an automatic transaxle, disconnect the fluid cooler hoses.
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  13. Remove the A/C condenser bolts.
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  15. Remove the radiator brackets.
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  17. Remove the radiator and cooling fans.
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  19. Separate the fans and shroud from the radiator.
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To install:

  1. Attach the fans and shroud to the radiator.
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  3. Install the radiator and cooling fans.
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  5. Install the radiator brackets.
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  7. Install the A/C condenser bolts.
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  9. If equipped with an automatic transaxle, disconnect the fluid cooler hoses.
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  11. Connect the upper and lower radiator hoses and the overflow tube.
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  13. Connect the fan motor harness connector.
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  15. Connect the negative battery cable.
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  17. Fill the cooling system.
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  19. Start the engine and check for leaks.
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