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

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

  
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Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.
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To avoid damaging the cylinder head, wait until the engine coolant temperature drops below normal temperature before removing it.
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When handling a metal gasket, take care not to fold the gasket or damage the contact surface of the gasket.
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To avoid damage, unplug the wiring connectors carefully while holding the connector portion.
  
Mark all wiring and hoses to avoid misconnection.
  
In case of removing the high pressure fuel pump, high pressure fuel pipe, delivery pipe, and injector, there may be injury caused by leakage of the high pressure fuel. So donТt do any repair work right after engine stops.
1.
Remove the intake manifold.
(Refer to Intake And Exhaust System - "Intake Manifold")
2.
Remove the exhaust manifold.
(Refer to Intake And Exhaust System - "Exhaust Manifold")
3.
Remove the cylinder head cover.
(Refer to Cylinder Head Assembly - "Cylinder Head Cover")
4.
Remove the high pressure fuel pump bracket(A).

5.
Remove the timming chain cover.
(Refer to Timing System - "Timing Chain Cover")
6.
Remove the timming chain.
(Refer to Timing System - "Timing Chain")
7.
Remove the cmashaft.
(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 CVVT assembly & camshafts (A).

8.
Remove the intake OCV (Oil control valve) (A) using a torx wrench.

9.
Remove the exhaust OCV (Oil control valve) (A) using a torx wrench.

10.
Remove the intake CMPS (Camshaft position sensor) (A).

11.
Remove the exhaust CMPS (Camshaft position sensor) (A) after removing the engine hanger (B).

12.
Remove the injector & rail module (A).

13.
Remove the cylinder head.
(1)
Using triple square wrench, uniformly loosen and remove the 10 cylinder head bolts, in several passes, in the sequence shown. Remove the 10 cylinder head bolts and plate washers.

  
Head warpage or cracking could result from removing bolts in an incorrect order.
(2)
Lift the cylinder head (A) from the dowels on the cylinder block and place the cylinder head on wooden blocks on a bench.
  
Be careful not to damage the contact surfaces of the cylinder head and cylinder block.
(3)
Remove the cylinder head gasket (B).

Cylinder Head Components
1. Cylinder head 2. Intake OCV (Oil Control Valve) 3. Exhaust OCV (Oil Control Valve) 4. MLA 5. Retainer lock 6. Retainer 7. Valve spring 8. Valve stem seal 9. V ...

Cylinder Head Disassembly
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