Kia Sportage 2005-06

Wheel Speed Sensors

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Removal & Installation



Rear
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Remove the rear seat side pad then disconnect the rear wheel speed sensor electrical connector (A).
  4.  
  5. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  6.  
  7. Remove the appropriate tire and wheel assembly for access.
  8.  
  9. Remove the sensor retaining bolt and remove the speed sensor.
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To install:

  1. Clean speed sensor attaching surface.
  2.  
  3. Install speed sensor and tighten the mounting bolt to 6 ft. lbs. (8 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Route the sensor wiring harness, using care not to twist the wires and connect the electrical connector.
    NOTE
    Be sure that the harness grommet is properly installed to prevent water or dirt from entering the passenger compartment.

  6.  
  7. Install the front wheel and tighten the lug nuts 77 ft. lbs. (104 Nm).
  8.  
  9. Lower the vehicle.
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  11. Install the rear seat side pad.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.

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    Fig. ABS wheel sensor mounting location

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Front
  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Raise and safely support the vehicle.
  4.  
  5. Remove the appropriate tire and wheel assembly for access.
  6.  
  7. Remove the front wheel guard (B), after removing the mud guard (A).
  8.  
  9. Disconnect the electrical connector from the sensor.
  10.  
  11. Remove the sensor retaining bolt and remove the speed sensor.
  12.  

To install:

  1. Clean speed sensor attaching surface.
  2.  
  3. Install speed sensor and tighten the mounting bolt to 6 ft. lbs. (8 Nm).
  4.  
  5. Connect the electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Install the front wheel guard and the mud guard.
  8.  
  9. Install the front wheel and tighten the lug nuts 77 ft. lbs. (104 Nm).
  10.  
  11. Lower the vehicle.
  12.  
  13. Connect the negative battery cable.

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    Fig. ABS wheel sensor mounting location



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    Fig. Remove front wheel panels shown for access to ABS wheel sensor wiring

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