Kia Sorento: CVVT & Camshaft Removal - Cylinder Head Assembly - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: CVVT & Camshaft Removal

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cylinder Head Assembly / CVVT & Camshaft Removal

1.
Remove the cylinder head cover.
(Refer to Cylinder Head Assembly - "Cylinder Head Cover")
2.
Set No.1 cylinder to TDC/compression.
A.
Turn the crankshaft pulley and align its groove with the timing mark "T" of the lower timing chain cover.

B.
Check that the mark(A) of the CVVT sprockets are in straight line on the cylinder head surface as shown in the illustration.
If not, turn the crankshaft one revolution (360∞)

3.
Remove the service hole bolt(A) of the timing chain cover.

4.
Release the ratchet of the timing chain tensioner by pulling the link down using a thin rod.

5.
Remove the high pressure fuel pump bracket(A).

6.
Remove the camshaft.
(1)
Remove the front camshaft bearing cap (A) with the upper bearing (B).

(2)
Remove the camshaft bearing cap (A) in the sequence shown.

(3)
Remove the exhaust CVVT assembly & camshaft (A).

(4)
Remove the intake CVVT assembly & camshaft (A).

7.
Disconnect the intake CVVT assembly(A) and exhaust CVVT assembly(B) from camshaft(C).

  
When removing the CVVT assembly bolt, prevent the camshaft from rotating by using a wrench at position D.
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