Kia Sportage 2005-06

Rear Main Seal

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Removal & Installation



2.0L & 2.7L Engines
  1. Before servicing the vehicle, refer to the Precautions Section.
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  3. Remove the transaxle.
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  5. Remove the flywheel or flexplate.
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  7. Remove the rear main seal case.
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  9. Installation is the reverse of removal.
    NOTE
    Check that the mating surfaces are clean and dry.

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  11. Apply engine oil to a new oil seal lip.
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  13. Using a seal driver and a hammer, tap in the oil seal until its surface is flush with the rear oil seal retainer edge. Torque the seal case bolts to 7-9 ft. lbs. (10-12 Nm).

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    Fig. Rear main seal case - 2.0L engine

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