Kia Sportage 2005-06

Flexplate (Driveplate)

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Removal & Installation



2.0L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Following proper procedures, remove the transmission.
  4.  
  5. Remove the flexplate retaining bolts.
  6.  
  7. Remove the flexplate and washer plate from the engine.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Using a wire brush, remove the old thread sealant from the retaining bolt threads.
    NOTE
    If old sealant can not be removed from bolts, replace the bolt.

  2.  
  3. Install the flexplate and washer plate.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the mounting bolts to 87-94 ft. lbs (118-128 Nm) (in a crosswise sequence, in several passes.
  6.  
  7. Reinstall the transmission following proper procedures.
  8.  

2.7L Engine
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
  2.  
  3. Following proper procedures, remove the transmission.
  4.  
  5. Remove the flexplate retaining bolts.
  6.  
  7. Remove the flexplate from the engine.
  8.  

To install:

  1. Using a wire brush, remove the old thread sealant from the retaining bolt threads.
    NOTE
    If old sealant can not be removed from bolts, replace the bolt.

  2.  
  3. Install the flexplate plate.
  4.  
  5. Tighten the mounting bolts to 53-56 ft. lbs (73-77 Nm) (in a crosswise sequence, in several passes.
  6.  
  7. Reinstall the transmission following proper procedures.
  8.  

 
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