Kia Sorento: Piston and Connecting Rod Disassembly - Cylinder Block - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service ManualKia Sorento: Piston and Connecting Rod Disassembly

Second Generation XM (2011-2019) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2019 Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cylinder Block / Piston and Connecting Rod Disassembly

  
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Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.
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To avoid damage, unplug the wiring connectors carefully while holding the connector portion.
  
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Mark all wiring and hoses to avoid misconnection.
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Turn the crankshaft pulley so that the No.1 piston is at top dead center.
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Engine removal is required for this procedure.
  
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 ladder frame.
(Refer to Cylinder Block - "Ladder Frame")
2.
Check the connecting rod end play.
3.
Remove the connecting rod caps and check oil clearance.
4.
Remove piston and connecting rod assemblies.
(1)
Using a ridge reamer, remove all the carbon from the top of the cylinder.
(2)
Push the piston, connecting rod assembly and upper bearing through the top of the cylinder block.
  
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Keep the bearings, connecting rod and cap together.
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Arrange the piston and connecting rod assemblies in the correct order.
5.
Check fit between piston and piston pin.
Try to move the piston back and forth on the piston pin. If any movement is felt, replace the piston and pin as a set.
6.
Remove piston rings.
(1)
Using a piston ring expander, remove the 2 compression rings.
(2)
Remove oil ring.
  
Arrange the piston rings in the correct order only.
Piston and Connecting Rod Components
1. Piston ring 2. Snap ring 3. Piston 4. Connecting rod 5. Connecting rod upper bearing 6. Connecting rod lower bearing 7. Connecting rod bearing cap ...

Piston and Connecting Rod Inspection
Connecting Rod 1. Check the connecting rod end play. Using a feeler gauge, measure the end play while moving the connecting rod back and forth. ...

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