Kia Sorento: Timing Chain Cover Removal - Timing System - Engine Mechanical System - Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 Service ManualKia Sorento: Timing Chain Cover Removal

Second Generation XM (2011-2023) / Kia Sorento XM 2011-2023 Service Manual / Engine Mechanical System / Timing System / Timing Chain Cover 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.
  
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.
Disconnect the battery negative terminal.
2.
Remove the engine cover.
3.
Remove the air duct.
4.
Remove the air cleaner assembly.
5.
Remove the RH front wheel.
6.
Remove the under covers.
7.
Remove the drive belt.
(Refer to Timing System - "Drive Belt")
8.
Remove the cylinder head cover.
(Refer to Cylinder Head Assembly - "Cylinder Head Cover")
9.
Remove the A/C compressor lower bolts.
(Refer to Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning - "Compressor")
10.
Remove the oil pan.
(Refer to Lubrication System - "Oil Pan")
11.
Set the jack to the edge of ladder frame.
  
Put the wooden block between ladder frame and jack.
  
Be careful not to damage the balance shaft & oil pump module.
12.
Disconnect the ground line, and then remove the engine mounting support bracket.
(Refer to Engine And Transaxle Assembly - "Engine Mounting")
13.
Remove the idler (A), the water pump pulley (B), the crankshaft pulley (C) and the drive belt tensioner pulley (D).

  
Tensioner pulley bolt is left-handed screw.
14.
Remove the drive belt tensioner.
(Refer to Timing System - "Drive Belt Tensioner")
15.
Remove the timing chain cover (A) by gently prying the portions between the cylinder head and cylinder block.

  
Be careful not to damage the contact surfaces of cylinder block, cylinder head and timing chain cover.
Front Oil Seal Removal and Installation
1. Remove the crankshaft damper pulley. (Refer to Timing System - "Crankshaft Damper Pullty") 2. Remove the front oil seal(A). ...

Timing Chain Cover Installation
1. Install the timing chain cover. (1) Using a gasket scraper, remove all the old packing material from the gasket surfaces. ...

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Oil Cooler Installation
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