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Kia Sportage 1998-02

Removal & Installation

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  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
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  3. Remove the fresh air duct.
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  5. Remove the five shroud bolts.
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  7. Remove the fan retaining bolts.
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  9. Remove the fan and shroud together.
    WARNING
    Use care when removing the fan not to damage the cooling fins.

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To install:

  1. Carefully install the fan on the fan pulley and tighten mounting nuts to 24 ft. lbs. (32 Nm).
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  3. Install the shroud and secure with five mounting bolts.
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  5. Install the fresh air duct and tighten bolts to 89 inch lbs. (10 Nm).
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  7. Connect the negative battery cable.

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    Fig. Engine fan mounting nut location - 2.0L (VIN 3) Engine

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