How to Rebuild a KIA Sportage Engine?

Answer The Kia Sportage is small SUV vehicle known for its excellent gas mileage. The standard model engine on the Kia Sportage is the four-cylinder engine offering 176 horsepower. Rebuilding these engine... Read More »

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How to Drain Engine Coolant From a KIA Sportage?

Although most people don't do it, you should flush your cooling system every 40,000 miles to get out any sediments or deposits that may be in your system. The first step in that process is removing... Read More »

Does the 2002 Kia Sportage have an interference engine?

The 2002 Kia Sportage does have an interference engine. In interference engines, timing belt breakage can cause catastrophic engine failure. It is important to check your timing belt for slippage o... Read More »

How to Reset the Engine Light on a 2000 Kia Sportage?

The 2000 Kia Sportage uses an OBD-II diagnostic system which monitors numerous sensors and if a problem is found it triggers a "Check Engine" light to alert the driver of the problem. Once the issu... Read More »

2000 Kia Sportage Head Torque Specs for a 2.0 Liter Engine?

The 2000 Kia Sportage is equipped with a twin-cam, 2.0-liter engine. As with any automobile engine, tightening the head bolts to the proper torque specifications is important to prevent head gasket... Read More »