Kia Sportage 1998-02

Removal & Installation

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  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  5. Drain the cooling system.
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  7. Remove the sensor electrical connector.
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  9. Remove the sensor from its mounting.
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To install:

  1. Install a new washer to the sensor.
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  3. Thread the sensor into the engine block and tighten to 20 ft. lbs. (27 Nm).
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  5. Connect the electrical connector to the sensor.
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  7. Refill the cooling system.
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  9. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
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  11. Start the engine and check for leaks.

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    Fig. Engine coolant temperature sensor location

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Disconnect the connector from the sensor.
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  5. Drain the cooling system, as required.
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  7. 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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