Kia Sportage 1998-02

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. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air intake hose
     
    Exhaust manifold heat shield
     
    Converter inlet pipe flange locknuts
     
    Exhaust manifold and discard the gasket
     

  4.  
  5. Clean the mating surfaces.
  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Exhaust manifold with a new gasket. Torque the bolts to 31 ft. lbs. (42 Nm).
     
    New flange gasket and install the converter inlet pipe. Torque the bolts to 24 ft. lbs. (33 Nm).
     
    Exhaust manifold heat shield. Torque the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
     
    Air intake hose
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  
  3. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.
  4.  


    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the exhaust manifold assembly


  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section .
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air intake hose
     
    Exhaust manifold heat shield
     
    Converter inlet pipe flange locknuts
     
    Exhaust manifold and discard the gasket
     

  4.  
  5. Clean the mating surfaces.
  6.  

To install:



Exhaust manifold with a new gasket. Torque the bolts to 31 ft. lbs. (42 Nm).
 
New flange gasket and install the converter inlet pipe. Torque the bolts to 24 ft. lbs. (33 Nm).
 
Exhaust manifold heat shield. Torque the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm).
 
Air intake hose
 
Negative battery cable
 

  1. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the exhaust manifold assembly

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Air intake hose
     
    Exhaust manifold heat shield
     
    Converter inlet pipe flange locknuts
     
    Exhaust manifold and discard the gasket
     

  4.  
  5. Clean the mating surfaces.
  6.  

To install:



Exhaust manifold with a new gasket. Torque the bolts to 31 ft. lbs. (42 Nm)
 
New flange gasket and install the converter inlet pipe. Torque the bolts to 24 ft. lbs. (33 Nm)
 
Exhaust manifold heat shield. Torque the bolts to 18 ft. lbs. (25 Nm)
 
Air intake hose
 
Negative battery cable
 

  1. Start the vehicle and check for leaks, repair if necessary.

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the exhaust manifold assembly

  2.  

 
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