Kia Sorento: ESC Control Module Removal - ESC(Electronic Stability Control) System - Brake System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 Service ManualKia Sorento: ESC Control Module Removal

Second Generation XM (2011-2023) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 Service Manual / Brake System / ESC(Electronic Stability Control) System / ESC Control Module Removal

1.
Turn the ignition switch OFF.
2.
Remove the surge tank. [G3.3 GDI]
(Refer to Engine Mechanical System - "Surge Tank")
3.
Remove the brake fluid from the master cylinder reservoir with a syringe.
  
Be sure to completely remove foreign substances from around brake fluid reservoir and cap before opening the reservoir cap. If not, it may cause contamination of brake fluid and deterioration in braking performance.
Do not spill brake fluid on the vehicle, it may damage the paint; if brake fluid does contact the paint, wash it off immediately with water.
4.
Pull up the lock of the HECU connector (A) and then disconnect the connector.

5.
Disconnect the brake tubes from the HECU by unlocking the nuts counterclockwise with a spanner.

Tightening torque:
A : 12.7 ~ 16.7 N.m (1.3 ~ 1.7 kgf.m, 9.4 ~ 12.3 lb-ft)
B : 18.6 ~ 22.6 N.m (1.9 ~ 2.3 kgf.m, 13.7 ~ 16.6 lb-ft)

6.
Loosen the HECU bracket nuts (A) and then remove HECU and bracket.

Tightening torque :
16.7 ~ 25.5 N.m (1.7 ~ 2.6 kgf.m, 12.3 ~ 18.8 lb-ft)

  
1.
Never attempt to disassemble the HECU.
2.
Never shock the HECU.
7.
Remove the bolts and then remove the bracket from HECU.

Tightening torque :
10.8 ~ 13.7 N.m (1.1 ~ 1.4 kgf.m, 8.0 ~ 10.1 lb-ft)

ESC Control Module Components
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ESC Control Module Installation
1. Installation is the reverse of removal. 2. Tighten the HECU mounting bolts and nuts to the specified torque. 3. ...

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