If the compatability s' match. Do not attempt to do it in gear or on ther fly. The Spark plugs is in the middle of the top or cylinder head. If the water is contaminated with salt, such as could occur from melted snow, the wire harness connector pins may corrode and the circuit board may short circuit. If you can work with the wear a pair of vinyl gloves Saves time in cleaning under your nails! Some vehicles have air-cooled engines in which high-speed airflow is sufficient to keep the engine cool. If there are no special instructions from the manufacturer, the owner can choose to follow either one of the recommendation without voiding warranty hide example. Distance: 30,000 miles 48,000 km Action: Inspect Item: Suspension, front Interval in Month s : 30 Labor Units: 0.
Next we will locate and remove the filler bolt. You can also add fluid there if it is low. In the affected vehicles, the stop lamp switch may malfunction. Lower the car and visit a shop for service in rare cases the transmission must be removed and taken to a machine shop. Summary: Kia motors corporation kia is recalling certain model year 2007-2010 rondo, model year 2007-2011 sedona, sorento and sportage, model year 2010-2011 soul, model year 2008-2011 optima, model year 2010 forte, model year 2007-2009 amanti, and model year 2009 borrego vehicles. Conequence: Failure to illuminate the stop lamps during braking or inability to disengage the cruise control could increase the risk of a crash.
Loosening the filler plug first is a very smart move. Conequence: If the hecu short circuits, there is an increased risk of an engine compartment fire. First if you re-engaged it does the scrubbing noise go away? Drain tranny fluid out,so it wont spill in next step. Nothing in your car smells worst than gear lube! Service Bulletin Summary: Kia: load carrying capacity label requirements and instructions to comply with fmvss 110. Additionally, a malfunctioning stop lamp switch may also result in intermittent operation of the push-button start feature, affect the operation of the brake-transmission shift interlock feature preventing the shifter from being moved out of the park position and cause the electronic stability control esc malfunction light to illuminate. The fluid should be a pinkish, almost clear color. With the engine running and warmed up all the way you should see the dipstick located on the right hand side of the engine in the back same side as the oil dipstick.
The edited answer is a little melodramatic, just a little anti-seize compund on the threads from auto zone and you will be fine. Just pull it all the way out wipe it off put it back in then pull it back out to read what … the level is. Remove d … rive shaft,mark drive shaft ends with white chalk to line back up when reassembling. Then take it to AutoZone or similar and have them scan in for transmission codes. Additionally, when the ignition is in the 'on' position, the transmission shifter may be able to be moved out of park without first applying the brake. When adding transmission fluid to your Sportage, be sure to add it slowly as it will fill up quickly and is difficult to remove excess fluid if you overfill.
I changed 4 plug wire boot under coil and the problem stopped. This information is in your owners manual if you have it. Most people ignore transmission fluids. The engine in your 2002 Kia Sportage should be running when you perform a transmission fluid level check, otherwise it will be inaccurate. Lastly tighten it with a torque wrench to the manufacturers specifications. Clean them off really well.
The total number of vehicles being recalled is now 980,377. The fill spout should be on the left side of the engine block and the fluid will be red in color. Once the vehicle is high enough, place a safety stand under the frame on both sides of the Sportage. I'm betting it's been over 50,000 Kms for this vehicle. Never trust the oil that's in your vehicle as being the correct oil, unless you know the oil is factory original, or you know exactly what went in at the last change. Mine was being blamed on a cracked plug but what it was the boot on 4 plug was carbonized causing a small black line down the plug. Replace the drain bolt, thread it on by hand first for at least 3 complete revolutions to make sure you haven't cross threaded it.
It will take some time to refill as there are no vent holes and it will need to burp during the last quart, just be patient. Don't touch those, they're airbags for you knees. The other set will get you in the house and to the shower. If you are having problems with the transmission in your Sportage, such as clunky shifting or hesitation, check the fluid level first - it is amazing how many drivers pay thousands of dollars for transmission work when a half quart of transmission fluid would have fixed the problem. Then tighten it with the ratchet.
In some cases there are a variety of transmissions for a specific vehicle. Unscrew it, but don't remove it completely. If this happens to you, you don't want to this to happen with an empty transmission. In the picture you can see I used the wd-40 If the bolt still won't budge. I know where and how. It is recommended that these fluid levels be checked every six months and changed or refilled as needed. Here's how to change the gear oil in a 2008 Kia Rio.