Kia Sportage 2005-06

Removal & Installation

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NOTE
A separate circuit for the coolant temperature sender is incorporated into the coolant temperature sensor.

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Drain the cooling system.
  4.  
  5. Remove the sender electrical connector.
  6.  
  7. Remove the sender from its mounting.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Thread the sender into the engine block and tighten to 22 ft. lbs. (29 Nm).
  2.  
  3. Connect the electrical connector to the sender.
  4.  
  5. Refill the cooling system.
  6.  
  7. Reconnect the negative battery cable.
  8.  
  9. Start the engine and check for leaks.

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    Fig. Coolant temperature sender mounting location - 2.0L Engine



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    Fig. Coolant temperature sender mounting location - 2.7L Engine

  10.  

  1. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
  2.  
  3. Disconnect the connector from the sensor.
  4.  
  5. Drain the cooling system, as required.
  6.  
  7. Remove the sensor from its mounting.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Installation is the reverse of the removal procedure.
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