Kia Sorento: Ladder Frame Removal - Cylinder Block - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 Service ManualKia Sorento: Ladder Frame Removal

Second Generation XM (2011-2023) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Cylinder Block / Ladder Frame Removal

  
Use fender covers to avoid damaging painted surfaces.
To avoid damage, unplug the wiring connectors carefully while holding the connector portion.
  
Mark all wiring and hoses to avoid misconnection.
Turn the crankshaft pulley so that the No.1 piston is at top dead center.
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 don’t do any repair work right after engine stops.
1.
Remove the engine assembly from the vehicle.
(Refer to Engine and transaxle assembly - "Engine and Transaxle Assembly")
2.
Disconnect the transaxle assembly from engine assembly.
3.
Install the engine to an engine stand for disassembly.
4.
Remove the intake manifold.
(Refer to Intake And Exhaust System - "Intake Manifold")
5.
Remove the exhaust manifold.
(Refer to Intake And Exhaust System - "Exhaust Manifold")
6.
Remove the timing chain.
(Refer to Timing System - "Timing Chain")
7.
Remove the cylinder head assembly.
(Refer to Cylinder Heae Assembly - "Cylinder Head")
8.
Remove the drive plate and the adapter plate.
(Refer to Cylinder Block - "Drive Plate")
9.
Remove the balance shaft & oil pump assembly.
(Refer to Lubrication System - "Balance Shaft & Oil Pump")
10.
Remove the A/C compressor.
(Refer to Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning - "Compressor")
11.
Remove the alternator.
(Refer to Engine Electrical System - "Alternator")
12.
Remove the water pump assembly.
(Refer to Cooling system - "Water Pump")
13.
Remove the tensioner assembly integrated bracket (A).

14.
Remove the oil level gauge tube (A).

15.
Remove the knock sensor (A).

16.
Remove the oil pressure sensor (A).

17.
Remove the cover (B) and the CKPS (Crankshaft position sensor) (A).

18.
Remove the balance shaft module.
(Refer to Lubrication System - "Balance Shaft & Oil Pump")
19.
Remove the ladder frame (A).

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Ladder Frame Installation
1. Apply liquid gasket to the mating surface of cylinder block and ladder frame.    ...

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