Kia Sportage 1998-02

Starter

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Removal & Installation



  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions at the beginning of this section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Intake manifold bracket upper bolts
     
    Clutch release cylinder and move it aside, if equipped
     
    Intake manifold bracket lower bolts and remove the bracket
     
    Starter from the clutch, manual transmissions only
     
    Starter from the torque converter, automatic transmissions only
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Move the transmission wire harness aside
     
    Starter
     

  6.  


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    Fig. Exploded view of the starter


To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter to the engine well
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Lower intake manifold bracket and install the upper bolts
     
    Starter into position. When aligned properly torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Torque the intake manifold bracket bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Properly position the clutch release cylinder, if equipped. Torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Torque the intake manifold bracket upper bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the precautions in the beginning of this section .
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Intake manifold bracket upper bolts
     
    Clutch release cylinder and move it aside, if equipped
     
    Intake manifold bracket lower bolts and remove the bracket
     
    Starter from the clutch, manual transmissions only
     
    Starter from the torque converter, automatic transmissions only
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Move the transmission wire harness aside
     
    Starter

    Click image to see an enlarged view

    Fig. Exploded view of the starter

     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter to the engine well
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Lower intake manifold bracket and install the upper bolts
     
    Starter into position. When aligned properly torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Torque the intake manifold bracket bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Properly position the clutch release cylinder, if equipped. Torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    torque the intake manifold bracket upper bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm).
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions section.
  2.  
  3. Drain the engine oil.
  4.  
  5. Remove or disconnect the following:

    Negative battery cable
     
    Intake manifold bracket upper bolts
     
    Clutch release cylinder and move it aside, if equipped
     
    Intake manifold bracket lower bolts and remove the bracket
     
    Starter from the clutch, manual transmissions only
     
    Starter from the torque converter, automatic transmissions only
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Move the transmission wire harness aside
     
    Starter
     

  6.  

To install:

  1. Install or connect the following:

    Starter to the engine well
     
    Starter electrical connectors
     
    Lower intake manifold bracket and install the upper bolts
     
    Starter into position. When aligned properly torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm)
     
    Torque the intake manifold bracket bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm)
     
    Properly position the clutch release cylinder, if equipped. Torque the bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm)
     
    torque the intake manifold bracket upper bolts to 40 ft. lbs. (54 Nm)
     
    Negative battery cable
     

  2.  

Testing & Troubleshooting





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Fig. Starter circuit diagram- 2.0L (VIN 3) Engine



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Fig. Starter system diagnostic chart- 2.0L (VIN 3) Engine

 
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